Baroness Murphy

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration 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
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Baroness Murphy

Recent appearances

  • Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) 7 Nov 2014

    Can I just finish my points? Essentially, of course the capacity issue is one that doctors deal with every day. As the noble Baroness, Lady Hollins, has often pointed out, they are not very good at it unless they are specifically asked to do it. That is a crucial point. There is a difference between a doctor just ticking a box and those who have to say they are there to assess capacity. In...
  • Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) 7 Nov 2014

    I am happy to apologise to the noble Lord, Lord Tebbit. Of course people change in their capacity. The way in which the Bill is phrased and the way in which the code of practice needs to be devised must take account of people’s changing capacity. I accept that completely. The noble Lord is right; people change in their capacity. Amendment 54 adds a provision in the Bill that a patient...
  • Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) 7 Nov 2014

    My Lords, I have two amendments in this group which I wish to discuss briefly. I should say that I am an academic psychiatrist who practised in the community for many years. I have done more testamentary capacity cases than I care to remember, as I practised with elderly people for 30 years. Therefore, I reckon that I am as much an expert on capacity as anybody in this House. Of course, the...

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Became a Lord on 28 June 2004

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 27.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 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") 153 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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