Baroness Hamwee

Liberal Democrat

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How Baroness Hamwee voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Baroness Hamwee occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Immigration Bill: Report (3rd Day) 7 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I have Amendments 57A and 57B in this group and share the concerns that have been expressed about the substance and transparency of the new clause and what the point of it is. In Committee, I asked that question rhetorically. I now ask—I hope it is not a rhetorical question—why we should not use a TPIM, as we have that legislation on the statute book. The conduct of the...
  • Immigration Bill: Report (3rd Day) 7 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I too applaud the determination of those who have brought this matter before the House again. Having seen that the Government were trialling an advocacy support arrangement across a number of different—and, in some cases, clearly obvious—authorities, I tried to find details on the Home Office website. I could not. Nor could I find anything on any of the local authority...
  • Immigration Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) 3 Apr 2014

    My Lords, in answer to the noble Earl, Lord Sandwich, we need prophets and optimists, and I am glad that we have at least one. I very much support what my noble friend has been urging us so consistently to do: for reasons of integration; for individuals to keep up skills and be able to practise their English in the context of work; and, of course, for the financial reasons that the noble...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

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 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 69.25% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1183 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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