Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Labour

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How Baroness Scotland of Asthal voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 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
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Baroness Scotland of Asthal hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Employment Tribunals — Question 12 Mar 2015

    My Lords, is not the whole point of having an arbitration system where most claims are settled that those which are not settled are the ones that have to be litigated, because there is no agreement? For there to be a just system, there has to be accessible to that litigant an opportunity to do that. Does the Minister not take the point made by noble friend Lady Turner that if the fee for so...
  • Pensions: British Pensioners Overseas — Question 11 Mar 2015

    My Lords, is there not a difficulty because, while I accept that there has been an iterative process over time, what we now have is a situation of fundamental unfairness? A number of British citizens who worked in this country all their lives, making a considerable contribution, are going to be treated differently if they choose to return to the countries of their birth. For example, if...
  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Mitochondrial Donation) Regulations 2015 — Motion to Approve 24 Feb 2015

    In the context of the horizontal articles of the charter, Articles 51 and 52, have the Government considered how Article 6.3 changes things, because it consolidates what the law was then? There is a difficulty, and I do not know whether the noble Earl has had specific advice on those matters. I know that this was not contained in the opinions that were promulgated earlier.

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Attorney General, Attorney General's Office (3 Dec 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Attorney General, Law Officers (25 Nov 2008 to 3 Dec 2008)
  • Attorney General, Law Officers' Department (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Nov 2008)
  • Minister of State, Home Office (3 Aug 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State (Criminal Justice and Offender Management), Home Office (17 Jun 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
  • Minister of State (Criminal Justice System and Law Reform), Home Office (4 Nov 2004 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Minister of State, Home Office (13 Jun 2003 to 4 Nov 2004)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 16 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 67.12% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 36 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 29 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Scotland of Asthal’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2482 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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