Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Baroness Hamwee voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted strongly for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
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My Lords, perhaps I may raise one issue for the Minister to consider before Report. Before I do so, I should say that I very much welcome the Government revisiting this issue but, as my noble friend Lord Clement-Jones said, it does not sound as if it is going to go as far as we would like. One of the areas in which we would go further is on whether the premises are within the control of the...
My Lords, I shall speak also to Amendments 50B, 51B, 51C, 51D and 54ZA. This group of amendments takes us to the type of accommodation. Amendment 50A deals with a point that has been referred to already—that is, where there is no exclusive right of occupation. The Minister has referred a number of times to the known unknowns, or the unknown knowns. I think there may be a lot of unknown...
My Lords, on Amendment 50B, if the objective is to allow refinement rather than wholesale change, I hope that we may look at refining the provision so that that is quite clear in the Bill. Yes, I would welcome a further word on Amendments 51B and 51C. On Amendment 50A, sadly, some lodgers and some sofa surfers are using friends’ or—I do not know what the term...
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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 58 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 69.23% 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") 1156 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)