Baroness Tonge

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Baroness Tonge voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Baroness Tonge quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths 30 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress they have made in implementing the top 10 recommendations in the Eighth Report from the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in the United Kingdom, with particular reference to the number of deaths from pre-eclampsia and the general standard of care.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Middle East 30 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the long-term consequences for Israel of Operation Protective Edge.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Palestinians 30 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of plans to evacuate Gaza if there is no drinking water available as a result of damage to water and sewage infrastructure during the recent conflict there.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2005

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

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented Richmond Park

Expenses

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Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson for Health (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Health (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 215 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 55.84% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 7 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 38 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Tonge’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 147 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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