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

Recent appearances

  • Slavery — Question for Short Debate 30 Oct 2014

    I just used the words “domestic servitude”, having all this in mind. That is not why I have risen. Does the noble Lord agree that there must be some sort of supply chain in the countries where some of these migrant domestic workers come from, where they are initially employed and then brought to this country by their employers? The term “supply chain” should cover that...
  • Slavery — Question for Short Debate 30 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness for giving us the opportunity to debate this issue which she has described very vividly. I also thank the Library for its useful briefing. Human rights are not optional, so compliance with them should not be optional or voluntary either. In some—perhaps many—parts of the world, this may not seem to be the case. The more I think about this, the...
  • Serious Crime Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 28 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I am in no doubt that there needs to be more effort, more prosecutions, more resources, better practice and better training in the area of domestic abuse. I find it difficult to comment on the amendment moved by the noble Lord, Lord Wigley, because it is essentially a trailer for provisions that we do not have before us, but the first steps must be about implementing the existing...

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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 65 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 69.02% 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") 1213 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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