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Liberal Democrat Peer
- Also represented Richmond Park
- Entered the House of Lords on 10 January 2011
- Previously MP for Richmond Park until 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Kramer voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Roads: A14 (10 Dec 2013)
“Representations received regarding the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme public consultation on route options will not be put into the Library of the House. The Highways Agency is currently in the process of preparing a consultation report, reviewing nearly 1500 responses received during the recent consultation. The consultation report will be published on the Highways Agency...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Roads: M4 (9 Dec 2013)
“In 1999, a package of measures to improve network performance was implemented on the M4. These included the bus lane and reductions in speed limits to 40 mph on the elevated section and 50mph through junctions 4 and 3. Following a review of the operation of this section of the M4 in 2002, the 50mph limit was increased to 60mph. The Highways Agency considers that the speed limits along this...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Roads: Severn Bridge (9 Dec 2013)
“The Government is committed to the continued successful operation of these vital crossings. No decisions have been taken on future management or tolling arrangements on the Crossings after the end of the current concession. However, the Government has been clear that there will be some outstanding costs that it has incurred relating to the Crossings that need to be recovered. Any future...”
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- Has spoken in 36 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 89.85% 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") 119 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,360|
|Office running costs||£25,548 (47th)||£22,733 (98th)||£23,256 (148th)||£28,072|
|Staffing costs||£95,775 (309th)||£85,193 (412th)||£84,852 (299th)||£73,589|
|Communications Allowance||£11,305 (117th)||£8,779 (291st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£0||£0||£59 (635th)||£0|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£5,184 (171st)||£1,579 (79th)||£1,445 (173rd)||£1,474|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,878 (71st)||£4,499 (164th)||£5,331||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,065 (joint 523rd with 3 others)||£1,014 (joint 385th with 19 others)||£834|
|Total||£140,728 (446th)||£127,039 (559th)||£117,837 (569th)||£111,660|