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 constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails

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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 (3rd Day) 23 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I support this amendment. I urge the Minister, before we reach Report, to take the opportunity to contact a really wonderful NGO, Just for Kids Law, which is run by a remarkable set of lawyers led by Shauneen Lambe. The lawyers have been supporting and sometimes acting as intervenors in cases involving young people of 17 who are being kept in custody or interrogated without an...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Committee (2nd Day) 21 Jul 2014

    My Lords, it is important that this proposed new clause is drawn with real care. While I hear the discussions about the motivation to degrade and humiliate or to secure sexual gratification, it is important to draft widely without specifying the nature of the motivation. That is because it is always difficult to pin down motivation. A case in Canada is currently attracting a great deal of...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill: Committee (2nd Day) 21 Jul 2014

    If the Government have so many reservations about this clause, surely their position should be to oppose it. The Government’s position at this stage should be to say that they think the Committee should look closely at this clause because they are not happy with it. Surely that should be the Government’s position.

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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 26.75% 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") 192 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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