Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws


A selection of Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws's votes

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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • 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 raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details

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

Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Modern Slavery Bill: Report (1st Day) (Continued) 23 Feb 2015

    I am grateful to the Minister for explaining how the pilot scheme will operate and that the whole intention is to direct people towards the national referral mechanism. The hope is that that mechanism will work much more effectively than it has been doing and that it will provide the kind of support that is needed. However, the concern that providing legal aid earlier might in some way direct...
  • Modern Slavery Bill: Report (1st Day) (Continued) 23 Feb 2015

    My Lords, these amendments reflect my concern and that of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association that, unless legal aid is provided for trafficked and enslaved persons as soon as they are encountered, individuals will continue to fall through the cracks. Amendment 50 would ensure that legal aid could be provided to a person before an application has been made to the competent...

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord in 1997


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  • Has spoken in 23 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") 210 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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