This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources.
Email me updates on Baroness Billingham’s activity (no more than once per day)
We’re missing a photo of Baroness Billingham. If you have a photo that you can release under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or can locate a copyright free photo, please email it to us. Please do not email us about copyrighted photos elsewhere on the internet; we can’t use them.
- Became a Lord on 9 May 2000
- Positions held at time of appointment: Formerly Member (Labour) Northampton and Blaby, European Parliament (from Number 10 press release)
- Send a message to Baroness Billingham (via WriteToThem.com)
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Billingham voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
Read about how the voting record is decided.
More on their full record
- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Schools: Sport — Question (20 May 2013)
“Is it not the case that one-third of schools have reported a decline in sports participation in the past two years? They report that this is due to a cut in funding and to timetable pressure. Michael Gove has much to answer for. Given the dire warnings, how do the Government intend to deliver the promised Olympic legacy of a new sporting generation?”
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (14 May 2013)
“My Lords, last year at this time we waited with great anticipation the start of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games. There was so much promise and the Games exceeded the nation’s wildest dreams. They were a triumph. Now, some 8 months after the Games, the gracious Speech has absolutely no mention of sport and how the pledge to create a new generation of sports men and women is to be...”
- Sport: Women and Girls — Question (7 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, the Government are determined that competitive sport in schools is the key to greater participation; that view is certainly not shared by the majority of physical education experts, who fear that such a programme will alienate many boys and girls and do nothing to produce a "sport for all" approach and lasting participation. What evidence is there for the Government's proposed...”
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. (More about this)
- Has spoken in 8 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 48.24% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
- 5 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Baroness Billingham’s activity.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 71 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)