Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

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

Recent appearances

  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (5th Day) 30 Jul 2014

    I too feel very concerned about this capping of costs. I see it as being part of a pattern of seeking to reduce the discretion of judges. Of course government Ministers do not say, “We don’t have confidence in the judiciary”, but that essentially is what this is about. It is about saying, “We have to use law to do this because the discretion of the court cannot be...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (5th Day) 30 Jul 2014

    Can the Minister address the following concern? A distinction has been made between those who voluntarily intervene, in that they approach the court and indicate that they might be able to contribute something of special value, and those invited to participate. I chair the council of Justice, which, as this House knows, is an absolutely cross-party and no-party organisation—it is an...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Committee (5th Day) 30 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I support the amendment. I notice that the Minister has invoked the senior judiciary in other aspects of the Bill. I remind the House that there is considerable judicial support for interventions—and not just in the Supreme Court. Judges have a very wide discretion in allowing such interventions. Only last October the noble and learned Baroness, Lady Hale—who is a...

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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 26.61% 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") 194 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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