Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws


A selection of Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted moderately against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details

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Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws quite often rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Constitution: Gracious Speech — Motion to Take Note 25 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I have been engaged with constitutional issues for over 25 years. I was one of the initial signatories to Charter 88, a cross-party organisation, set up in the late 1980s, which was concerned that in our modern democracy institutions did not work in the best way and that we should look at ways in which our constitutional arrangements needed to be reformed. I became chair of that...
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 1 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I join colleagues in welcoming our new Lords and thank them for their contributions today. I look forward to hearing from them in the many months and, I hope, years to come. Like others, I have grave concerns about the legislative programme which will be coming before this Parliament. Echoing fears expressed already, I think that one of my major fears is that the pursuit of an...
  • Yarl’s Wood — Question 24 Feb 2015

    My Lords, I welcome the Secretary of State’s review of the welfare of detainees, but I am anxious to know whether it will include a review of whether the decision-making is to the appropriate standards. The evidence shows that victims of abuse in these centres feel greatly traumatised by the very fact of detention. Surely the reviewer should be encouraged to meet ex-detainees as present...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997


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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 27.03% 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") 212 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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