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Baroness Gardner of Parkes
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- Became a Lord in 1981
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Gardner of Parkes voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Tobacco: Packaging — Statement (28 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, is the noble Earl aware that in Australia plain packaging has been very effective? They say that that is, above all, because it is no longer “cool” for young people to smoke. The noble Earl mentioned age as being effective, and that is very relevant.”
- Care Sector: Minimum Wage — Question (27 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, is the Minister aware—I have mentioned this to the House before—that self-employed carers are often paid as little as £3 per hour, and that there is no control whatever over the self-employed? People who work officially for care sources are paid the minimum wage per hour but get nothing for the travel time between jobs. It could be that for every hour they work as a...”
- Crime: Clare’s Law — Question (25 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, is the Minister aware that we are taking part in a study, which this morning had a meeting in the House of Commons and heard from many witnesses? In particular, I mention Professor Liz Kelly, who has written a paper on this very important subject. It brought out that one of the worst situations is coercive control, which is the type of thing we have had with the slavery issue...”
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- Has spoken in 60 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 56.90% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 12 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 418 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)