Baroness Ford

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A selection of Baroness Ford's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Deregulation Bill — Report (2nd Day) (Continued) 5 Feb 2015

    My Lords, I also rise to support the amendment, and in so doing declare a very particular interest as chairman of a public service broadcaster, STV. We are on Report and had a very full debate on this issue in Committee where, as the noble Lord, Lord Black, said, there was very little between any of us in understanding and appreciating the issues in front of us. I do not think there is any...
  • Epilepsy: New Treatments — Question 2 Feb 2015

    My Lords, can the Minister say what progress, if any, has been made to provide advice to pregnant women on the use of sodium valproate before and during pregnancy? I remind the Minister that I first raised this issue in the House in November 2010. I declare an interest as the honorary president of Epilepsy Action and a supporter of the campaign group InFact, which has done so much to...
  • Housing: Affordability — Question for Short Debate 22 Jan 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase the supply of affordable housing.

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Profile

Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 July 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, English Partnerships. (from Number 10 press release)

Party was Labour until 19 Apr 2009; Other until 6 Jun 2010; Labour until 23 Jan 2013

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Ford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 5.18% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 35 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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