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

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

Recent appearances

  • Higher Education — Motion to Take Note 9 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I declare my interests: I am the principal of Mansfield College, Oxford; I was the president of the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University; and, prior to that, I was the Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University. In the early 1990s, I sat on the National Commission on Education and was invited by the noble Baroness, Lady Shephard, when she was the Secretary of...
  • Immigration Bill: Report (3rd Day) 7 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I have made a number of speeches on this subject at different stages of the Bill and I do not want to take too much of the House’s time. I welcome the idea of an independent reviewer being involved, but I say to the Minister that it is not enough. As he will see, my name is on a number of the amendments that were referred to by my noble friend Lady Lister. I, too, am a member...
  • Press Regulation — Question 2 Apr 2014

    My Lords, can the Minister confirm who runs Britain? The question is whether it is run by the rule of law and will of Parliament, both of which have determined that the PCC replacement must be audited by the royal charter’s independent Recognition Panel, or by the press barons themselves. They seem to think that, despite everything that the Leveson inquiry uncovered, they can ignore the...

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  • Has spoken in 20 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 26.72% 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") 186 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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