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Liberal Democrat Peer
- Also represented Richmond Park
- Entered the House of Lords on 10 January 2011
- Previously MP for Richmond Park until 12 April 2010 — General election (stood again)
- Entered Parliament on 5 May 2005 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Kramer voted on key issues:
- Voted strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted strongly against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted for increasing the rate of VAT. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately for a transparent Parliament. votes
- Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on automatic enrolment in occupational pensions. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Economy: Growth — Motion to Take Note (16 May 2013)
“My Lords, I join in the congratulations to the noble Lord, Lord Solely, on obtaining this debate. He is absolutely right—there is no more important issue than growth in our economy—and we in this Parliament and the Government have to focus directly on these crucial issues. However, I would challenge him on his analysis of how we got where we are today. I fully accept that a...”
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, I do not flatter myself that so many noble Lords have remained in this Chamber for my speech, but rather for the speech of the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox, who will follow me-and quite right, too. I very much hope that she will address the issues of entrepreneurship in such a cutting-edge industry. That will be fascinating, not just on a personal level, but because it lends itself...”
- Banking: Quantitative Easing — Question (27 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, the Minister will be aware of a recent speech by Spencer Dale, the chief economist of the Bank of England, which identifies the constraint on growth, not on the demand side but far more on the supply side, because the banks are not back to normal lending, so does he see monetary activism as a mechanism to return to normal lending or are we relying much more on actions such as the...”
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- Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 90.07% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
- This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 101 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Register of Members’ Interests
Register last updated: 12 Apr 2010. More about the Register
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source). Read 2004/05 – 2008/09 and 1st quarter 2009/10 receipts.
|Type||2008/09 (ranking out of 647)||2007/08 (ranking out of 645)||2006/07 (ranking out of 645)||2005/06||2004/05||2003/04||2002/03||2001/02|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|London costs||£2,916 (joint 1st with 49 others)||£2,812 (joint 1st with 47 others)||£2,712 (joint 1st with 46 others)||£2,360|
|Office running costs||£25,548 (47th)||£22,733 (98th)||£23,256 (148th)||£28,072|
|Staffing costs||£95,775 (309th)||£85,193 (412th)||£84,852 (299th)||£73,589|
|Communications Allowance||£11,305 (117th)||£8,779 (291st)||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Travel||£0||£0||£59 (635th)||£0|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£0||£0||£0|
|Members' Spouse Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||£0||£0||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£5,184 (171st)||£1,579 (79th)||£1,445 (173rd)||£1,474|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||£4,878 (71st)||£4,499 (164th)||£5,331||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£1,065 (joint 523rd with 3 others)||£1,014 (joint 385th with 19 others)||£834|
|Total||£140,728 (446th)||£127,039 (559th)||£117,837 (569th)||£111,660|