Baroness Kramer

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Kramer's votes

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  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
  • Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note 21 Jul 2015

    My Lords, my sadness in responding to this Budget is that it begins to unravel the key achievement of the coalition years, which was to restore the economy and fiscal responsibility in a way that is fair and lets the greatest burden fall on the broadest shoulders. The Minister said that no one could any longer call this an age of austerity. But the centrepiece of the Budget is 12...
  • Income Per Capita — Question 14 Jul 2015

    My Lords, I am pleased that the Liberal Democrat plan to help to close the gender pay gap has been reannounced by the Government. Will the Minister join me in congratulating the former coalition Minister, Jo Swinson, who pushed through the relevant amendment on corporate disclosure? Will the Government now take steps to close the pay gap between older people and the under-25s, who will not be...
  • Taxation: Capital Gains Tax — Question 7 Jul 2015

    May I press the Minister? If the Government are seeking to provide support to working people, will it not be appropriate to begin to align capital gains tax rates with income tax rates, especially for these large, short-term capital gains?

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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 the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Richmond Park

Expenses

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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 60 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 88.44% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 10 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well 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") 228 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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