Baroness Burt of Solihull

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Burt of Solihull's votes

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  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Almost always voted for increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing central government funding of local government Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 19 May 2016

    My Lords, in the minutes available to me, I want to concentrate on those aspects that relate to my own portfolio for the Liberal Democrats: business, innovation and skills. Having said that, noble Lords might be relieved to know that I do not expect to be speaking for too long. In all, the Government have made 30 announcements and 28 of those, by my reckoning, have already been made before....
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Retail Trade 10 May 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what percentage of economic output was attributed to the retail sector in each of the last 10 years, and what estimate they have made of that sector’s contribution over the next 10 years.
  • China: Market Economy Status - Question 9 May 2016

    My Lords—

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 November 2015

Previously MP for Solihull until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Solihull

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Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departments: Equal Opportunities
  • UK Trade and Investment
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Shareholder Executive

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Principal Spokesperson for Business, Innovation and Skills (since 10 Nov 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (4 Nov 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party (25 Oct 2007 to 1 Nov 2012)
  • Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (3 Aug 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (2 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Apr 2006)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (10 May 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)

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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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