Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Baroness Taylor of Bolton's votes

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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

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Baroness Taylor of Bolton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Constitution: Gracious Speech — Motion to Take Note 25 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Wills on initiating this debate. I was going to congratulate him on his timeliness, but this debate would have been timely at any point during the last Parliament and probably any time during this one as well, such is the pace of change that this Government are introducing and have introduced in the past. We have heard today that there is very...
  • Recall of MPs Bill — Third Reading 2 Mar 2015

    I understand the difficulty that my noble friend is facing, because she has been given a position and she has to try valiantly to defend it, but I do not think that anyone at any stage has explained why 10 days is appropriate. If, as my noble friend on the Front Bench is saying, it is for the House of Commons to make a decision, what is wrong with giving them the opportunity to reflect on...
  • Recall of MPs Bill — Third Reading 2 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I would like to add just a few words because this is an extremely important issue. I am very grateful that my noble friend has raised it again. The remarks made by the noble Lord, Lord Forsyth, show how complex the issue is, and yet it is treated as very simple. His comments about the withdrawal of the Whip and the inability of someone subsequently to stand in a by-election have not...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 June 2005

Previously MP for Dewsbury until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bolton West, 1974-1983 and Dewsbury, 1987-2005. Opposition spokesperson on education, 1979-1981, on housing, 1981-1983, on home affairs, 1987-1990 (Shadow Water Minister, 1988) on the environment, 1990-1992; on education, 1992-1994; Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1994-1995 and Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, 1994-1997; President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1997-1998; Government Chief Whip, 1998-2001. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Dewsbury; Bolton West

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Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (8 Nov 2007 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Chairman, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (27 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Lord Privy Seal (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)

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