Baroness Boothroyd

Former MP

Crossbench

A selection of Baroness Boothroyd's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Recent appearances

  • Proposed Changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons — Motion 21 Jul 2015

    My Lords, I do not wish to trouble the House with the comments that I made last Thursday: they stand in Hansard for all to see. However, my name has been mentioned very kindly by two noble Lords here this afternoon. This Motion is very practical and constructive in proposing a joint approach with the Commons on an issue of fundamental importance to a bicameral Parliament, which is what we...
  • English Votes for English Laws — Question for Short Debate 16 Jul 2015

    My Lords, we should not doubt the gravity of the situation we will face if the Government do not revise their procedures on this issue. This is not, as the noble Lord has just said, a run-of-the-mill controversy. The proposal is a hybrid form of English devolution new to our constitution and it is being done by bypassing the statute book and amending the Standing Orders of the House of...
  • European Union Membership: Science and Technology — Question 22 Jun 2015

    I refer to the question raised by the noble Lord, Lord Hannay. I quite understand that the Minister would not have in her brief all the figures he requested, but I wonder if she will place her answer, giving the details, in the Library for us all to see.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 January 2001

Previously MP for West Bromwich West until 23 October 2000 — Resigned

Entered the House of Commons on 24 May 1973 — unknown

Party was Speaker until 23 Oct 2000

Also represented West Bromwich West; West Bromwich

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 29.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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