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- Became a Lord on 28 June 2004
- Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, North East London Strategic Health Authority. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Murphy voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Mental and Physical Health: Parity of Esteem — Motion to Take Note (10 Oct 2013)
“My Lords, the sustained commitment of the noble Lord, Lord Layard, to improving mental health care has had a profound impact on mental health services since 2008, and I admire him for it. If today I challenge some of the priorities, this in no way detracts from his remarkable achievements in addressing the needs of a long-neglected group of patients who, after all, make up the vast majority...”
- Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons — Motion to Take Note (29 Aug 2013)
“My Lords, I have never before spoken about foreign policy in this House. I have been here nine years, and whenever I felt the urge to do so, I looked around at the experts in this House and thought better of it. But when I was listening to the messages coming from the Government a couple of days ago, I thought I should come in, stand up and at least be counted and express a view. The noble...”
- Mental Health (Approval Functions) Bill: Second Reading and Remaining Stages (31 Oct 2012)
“My Lords, I give my general wholehearted support to this. I am very sympathetic to the difficulties in which the Government find themselves and I wholly understand the need for the emergency legislation. It seems to me quite astonishing that these four health authorities should have made this decision. I say that because at that time in 2002, I also became chairman of a strategic health...”
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- Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 28.50% 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") 148 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)