Baroness Tonge

Former MP

Independent Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Tonge's votes

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  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Independent 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

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Richmond Park, 1997-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on international development, 1999-2003, for children, 2003-2004. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Party was Liberal Democrat until 29 Feb 2012

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 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 864 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.
  • People have made 36 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") 156 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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