Baroness King of Bow

Former MP, Bow


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How Baroness King of Bow voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
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Baroness King of Bow hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Consumer Rights Bill: Second Reading 1 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I welcome the Bill but I must repeat what several noble Lords have said, notably my noble friends Lady Hayter and Lord Wills, that it seems to represent something of a missed opportunity. It was described by the shadow Minister for Competition and Consumer Affairs, Stella Creasy, as, “a once-in-a-Parliament opportunity”.—[ Official Report , Commons, 28/1/14; col....
  • Education: British Values — Question for Short Debate 26 Jun 2014

    It gives me great pleasure to rise to the Dispatch Box for the first time to discuss an issue as important as this. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Storey, on securing this debate, and I completely concur with his views on citizenship education. Everyone in this House agrees that British values around the rule of law, individual liberty and tolerance have helped create one of the oldest...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Homelessness 26 Jun 2014

    To ask her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stowell of Beeston on 10 March (WA 351) on homelessness, how much was awarded to each of the 47 local authorities for preventing homelessness in 2011–12. To ask her Majesty’s Government how much funding was provided to the London Borough of Croydon in 2010–11 to host Andy Gale as a homelessness...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 31 January 2011

Previously MP for Bethnal Green and Bow until 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Bethnal Green and Bow


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Other offices held in the past

  • PPS (Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 36 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 56.99% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 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") 15 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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