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Baroness Ashton of Upholland
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- Became a Lord in 1999
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Ashton of Upholland voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
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- Never rebels against their party.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Civil Partnerships (29 Sep 2008)
“We are proud of our legislation introducing civil partnerships for same-sex couples and we encourage other countries to do likewise. Many types of same-sex relationship formalised in other EU countries are recognised as equivalent to civil partnerships in the United Kingdom. These include those registered in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Spain. We...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Discrimination (29 Sep 2008)
“The Government's view is that our existing legislative framework is broadly compliant. If a similar situation as occurred in the European Court of Justice case of Firma Feryn1 occurred in the UK, our wider domestic law provisions would provide suitable enforcement remedies for the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). In GB, the EHRC is empowered with various enforcement powers under...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: House of Lords: Appointments (29 Sep 2008)
“The Prime Minister announced on 28 July that Lord Jay of Ewelme GCMG will succeed Lord Stevenson of Coddenham CBE as chair of the House of Lords Appointments Commission with effect from 1 October 2008. Lord Jay has been selected in accordance with the code of practice issued by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. The code requires openness and transparency, independent scrutiny of the...”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 50.95% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 28 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1924 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)