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Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury
Liberal Democrat Peer
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- Became a Lord on 21 July 2004
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member, Advisory Board, Centre for Reform and Member, Advisory Board for Britain and Europe. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted against the hunting ban. votes
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- Never rebels against their party.
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, like the noble Baroness, Lady Byford, I should really be taking part in tomorrow's debate, in my case concentrating on culture and education. Today, I will talk about the creative industries, so there is quite a nice overlap. However, perhaps I may start by offering my congratulations to the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox, who I know a little. She made the most fantastic maiden...”
- Leveson Inquiry: Report — Question (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, has the Minister seen the response from the NUJ to the publishers' and proprietors' charter? The NUJ represents journalists and utterly condemns the charter as showing contempt for parliamentary democracy. Who does the Minister think supports the publishers' charter? Does he not agree that the proposal would not create a self-regulator that was genuinely independent or impartial,...”
- Crime and Courts Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments (25 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I speak in favour of Amendment 11. We need it because we need the Leveson cross-party agreement on press regulation and because we need a raucous, unfettered press, but one that does not prey on the vulnerable and the innocent. I believe that we have achieved this balance through the proposed royal charter, and we have achieved it with all-party consensus, thanks in part to the...”
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 64.16% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 58 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)