Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

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How Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 10 Feb 2015

    Investigating breaches of international law by state and non-state actors in Syria – Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws. Oral Questions
  • Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Committee (1st Day) 20 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights. I have a number of amendments in this group and they all relate to judicial oversight of the powers to remove passports and travel documents. They are all ways of giving weight to the right to a fair hearing, as provided by Article 6 of the European convention. Basically, they are ways of making the oversight...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill — Second Reading 13 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I share the horror that has been expressed in this House about the events that took place last week in Paris. They followed on the real revulsion that we all shared about the barbaric killings by ISIL in northern Iraq. Those were the precursors of this Bill. It would be all too easy to write a blank cheque to Government to do whatever it takes to counter terrorism when we have just...

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord in 1997


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  • Has spoken in 21 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 26.92% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 201 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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