Baroness Burt of Solihull

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Burt of Solihull's votes

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  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Enterprise Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 30 Nov 2015

    Perhaps I may ask the noble Baroness a question. We are struggling with where in the legislation these amendments might come. If we do not press this amendment now and Third Reading goes ahead, at what stage could further provisions which had been agreed by all the parties be legislated for?
  • Restaurants: Service Charge — Question 30 Nov 2015

    My Lords, the Autumn Statement last week referred to lower productivity in the UK than in other countries. I imagine that one’s desire to work hard may be diminished by the knowledge that one’s employer is hanging on to one’s tips. I think that the voluntary code introduced in the other place clearly is not working. Would the Minister please ensure that, following the...
  • Enterprise Bill [HL] — Report (1st Day) 25 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I am very grateful. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Mendelsohn, for his contribution on dispute resolution, which we support, and for his kind comments. I thank noble colleagues for their contributions throughout the House. I disagree with the noble Lord, Lord Cope, that widening the remit of the commissioner would make the job too hard. Small businesses have a hard time, and we should...

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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

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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 6 debates since joining Parliament — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions since joining Parliament — above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2008, according to constituents.
  • People have made 15 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 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") 2 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.


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