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- Became a Lord in 1996
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Byford voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, the Government are committed to building up the economy, supporting growth in the private sector and the creation of more jobs and opportunities. This is welcome. I also very much welcome the maiden speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox of Soho, because she spoke on the important topic of digital online and the growth of online services. Increasing the coverage of broadband...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Agriculture: Common Agricultural Policy (26 Mar 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Statement by Lord De Mauley on 22 January (WS 68), whether the computer system introduced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to manage funding under the Common Agricultural Policy is being developed in-house; and, if not, to whom the contract has been awarded.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Rights of Way (20 Mar 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they propose to implement the 2026 cut-off for recording historic rights of way contained in the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000; and whether they plan to legislate to enable a more up-to-date and relevant rights of way network.”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 61.98% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 5 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") 832 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)