Baroness Hamwee

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Liberal Democrat

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How Baroness Hamwee voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons 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
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Baroness Hamwee occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Modern Slavery Bill: Third Reading 4 Mar 2015

    My Lords, from the Liberal Democrat Benches I also thank all those who have already been mentioned. It is only so as not to be tedious that I will not go through the list again but my thanks are sincere. This has been such a good example of how Parliament can work well across parties, with people of no parties and with organisations outside this House, as the noble Lord said. I have been...
  • Modern Slavery Bill: Third Reading 4 Mar 2015

    I certainly took from the Minister’s long and careful response to the amendments on this clause at the previous stage that he entirely took the points that are being made today. He said that all of us are willing and keen to accept the principle that the statements ought to be put in one place and made easily searchable and identifiable. I take it from that and from other comments that...
  • Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre — Statement 3 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I hope that the Minister will understand if I say to him gently that there is a sense in this Statement of the Government distancing themselves from responsibility. Will he also accept that there is an underlying issue, not just of practice, but of policy? We are one of very few countries in Europe not to have a maximum time limit on detention. Internationally, there are a lot of...

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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 69.38% 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") 1296 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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