Baroness Kramer

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Baroness Kramer voted
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  • Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Baroness Kramer occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Blue Badge Scheme 17 Dec 2014

    We will seek to work with two local authorities, one urban and one rural, after the revised guidance has been in operation for six months with a view to understanding any operational difficulties that might need resolution. We are liaising with Scotland and Wales in order to understand the impact of eligibility changes to the Blue Badge scheme in those countries. However it is too early to...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Driving under Influence 17 Dec 2014

    The Government currently has no plans to alter the drink drive limit. We currently have tough penalties to tackle drink driving and the Government believes increased enforcement is a more effective deterrent than a change in the law. We are removing the automatic right for drivers who fail a breathalyser test to demand a blood or urine test. High risk offenders are now also required to prove...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Driving under Influence: Scotland 17 Dec 2014

    Sir Peter North looked at the possibility of altering drink driving limits and delivered his findings in a report in 2010. The Government provided a formal response to the report in March 2011. The Government’s response acknowledged some of the proposed benefits of lowering the drink drive limit to 50mg, however, we concluded that the priority should be tougher enforcement.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 January 2011

Previously MP for Richmond Park until 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Richmond Park

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Topics of interest

  • Transport
  • Children
  • Schools and Families
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Treasury
  • Departmental ICT
  • Waterloo Station
  • Departmental Staff
  • Cluster Munitions
  • Pre-School Education: Finance

Other offices held in the past

  • Cabinet Office (20 Dec 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 22 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Transport (4 Jul 2007 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade & Industry, Trade & Industry (19 Dec 2006 to 4 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, International Development (21 Mar 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 26 Apr 2006)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 89.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 193 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

1. Remunerated directorships
Infrastructure Capital Partners Ltd (London); financial consulting on infrastructure projects (unremunerated).
Speciality Scanners Plc (London); developers of dedicated magnetic resonance scanners for breast cancer diagnosis and management; not at present remunerated directly but options held in lieu of fees.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee of £150 to be received for completing a survey for IPSOS/Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY, on 30 June 2009. Hours: 1.5hrs. Fee to be donated to charity. (Registered 14 July 2009).
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
Donation to my constituency party campaign fund from Giles Wilkes, of Putney. (Registered 26 March 2009)
Name of donor: Shene School
Address of donor: Park Avenue, London, SW14 8RG
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Received a bunch of flowers for handing out prizes and giving a speech. Hours: 1.5hrs. Estimated value: £15.
Date of receipt: 9 July 2009
Date of acceptance: 9 July 2009
Donor status: School
(Registered 14 July 2009).
8. Land and Property
Interest in a family trust which owns and manages a ranch in California, USA, from which rental income is received.
Interest in a holiday flat in Southern Spain.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Infrastructure Capital Partners Ltd (London).

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