Baroness King of Bow

Former MP, Bow

Labour

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How Baroness King of Bow voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Baroness King of Bow hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Academies: Special Educational Needs — Question 16 Dec 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of academies on the education of children with special educational needs.
  • Academies: Special Educational Needs — Question 16 Dec 2014

    I thank the noble Lord for that reply. Is he shocked by the refusal of some academies to admit pupils with special educational needs on the basis that they do not contribute to the, “efficient education of other pupils”? One such excluded SEN pupil was an 11 year-old boy with cerebral palsy who already had passed his maths GCSE with an A* grade and was a prefect and reading mentor...
  • Academies: Special Educational Needs — Question 16 Dec 2014

    The Minister said that he did not recognise the case that I set out of the disabled child who was rejected on the basis of his disability. That is a well known tribunal case. There are others like it, which I will write to the Minister with details of. In the light of those cases, will the Minister review the Government’s policy in this area, as well as the fact that parents want...

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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 38 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 WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 58.87% 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.
  • 13 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness King of Bow’s activity
  • 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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