Baroness Tonge

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Baroness Tonge voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
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Baroness Tonge quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Middle East and North Africa — Motion to Take Note 30 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I would like to thank the noble Lord, Lord Risby, for securing this debate. It has been important that so many other noble Lords have talked about Palestine: not just for the sake of the Palestinians, but for the sake of Israel, too, because that country’s future is being put in jeopardy by its present Government. As we saw yesterday, the propaganda coming out of the Israeli...
  • Gaza: Reconstruction — Question 29 Oct 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what contribution they are making to the reconstruction of infrastructure in Gaza.
  • Gaza: Reconstruction — Question 29 Oct 2014

    I thank my noble friend for her Answer but how does she intend to reassure taxpayers in this country, who are increasingly worried about expenditure on international aid, that the money for reconstruction in Gaza will not be squandered when Israel launches another attack in a couple of years’ time? Can she also say why so many of the contracts for building materials and the...

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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

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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 22 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 223 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 55.51% 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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