Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws

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

Recent appearances

  • Modern Slavery Bill — Second Reading (Continued) 17 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I congratulate the Government on their recognition of the seriousness of this issue and I welcome the Home Secretary’s determination to see that the United Kingdom leads the international community in tackling one of the most serious human rights challenges in the contemporary world. As others have said, in this area there can be unity in this House and a strong, coherent...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Report (3rd Day) 27 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I know that there is always a sigh in this House when a debate is dominated by lawyers. However, I remind the House that sometimes it is lawyers who know the pain that citizens in our country experience, because we represent them, and that this is about the actual lives on which judicial review has an impact. It is always about the person whose business is to be closed down from...
  • 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...

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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 26.78% 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.
  • 22 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 196 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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