Baroness Hamwee

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How Baroness Hamwee voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
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Baroness Hamwee occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Modern Slavery Bill — Second Reading (Continued) 17 Nov 2014

    My Lords, something very significant happened two or three weeks ago. Forced labour featured on television in an episode of “Scott & Bailey”, with some very sensitive questioning, I am happy to say, by the police officer involved. I wonder whether it will do as much to raise public awareness of slavery as the body under the patio in “Brookside” did for domestic...
  • Asylum Seekers: Mental Health — Question 10 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I have heard concerns expressed by the BMA and others about the desperate need to train doctors and other workers who deal with people in immigration detention, including, particularly, to train them in awareness of post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions from which asylum seekers and some other immigrants are likely to suffer. Is there better training provision outside...
  • Serious Crime Bill [HL]: Third Reading 5 Nov 2014

    My Lords, the Government have made enormous progress in addressing the legislation so well, to the extent that a Government can in practice respond to FGM. Like others, I encourage the filling of a gap which seems to have been identified. I do not want to say more this afternoon but I wanted to put on record my support for the noble Baroness and my admiration for her keeping going on this issue.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Became a Lord in 1991

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional and Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Communities and Local Government (6 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional & Local Government), Department for Communities and Local Government (2 Aug 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Regional & Local Government), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (1 Jun 2005 to 2 Aug 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Local Government & the Regions (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 69.09% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 6 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Hamwee’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1217 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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