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 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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration 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

  • Schools: Arts Subjects — Question 20 Jan 2015

    Does the Minister agree that none the less, if the current weighting formally undervalues elements of arts and culture within the curriculum such as art, music and sport and the other areas we have heard about in this interesting exchange, should that not be reviewed? This is about whether we have a broad and balanced curriculum, as the Minister acknowledged, which in turn requires schools to...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Council Tax Reduction Schemes 14 Jan 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there was a cut in funding for Council Tax Support in 2014–15; and whether they have plans to cut funding further in 2015–16.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Academies: Special Educational Needs 6 Jan 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many tribunal appeals there have been in relation to (1) academy schools’ admission processes for Special Educational Needs (SEN), and (2) academy schools’ education of pupils with SEN; of these how many tribunal outcomes went against the academy; and, in those instances, on how many occasions there were issues with compliance.

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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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 48 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 58.58% 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") 20 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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