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Baroness Linklater of Butterstone
Liberal Democrat Peer
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- Became a Lord in 1997
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Linklater of Butterstone voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party.
- Offender Rehabilitation Bill [HL] — Second Reading (20 May 2013)
“My Lords, we return once more to the question of how we should be more effectively managing offenders in our society; an issue which is rather like the holy grail, so seductive yet elusive. We now have a new Minister at the MoJ, who is bringing to bear his own perspective and his own solutions to the challenges of the criminal justice world coming, as he does, from the world of business. We...”
- Prisons: Suicide — Question (25 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, any suicide in custody is terrible and a cause for real concern, but when children commit suicide it is an absolute tragedy. Three children have died in the past 18 months or so, as recently reported by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman: in Wetherby, Hindley and Cookham Wood YOIs. Can my noble friend the Minister please tell the House what action the Government are now going to...”
- Crime and Courts Bill [HL]: Third Reading (18 Dec 2012)
“My Lords, I support my noble friend-he is my noble friend although he is on the other side of the Chamber-in what he said about intermediaries. I spoke about this issue on Report. I believe that the underlying problem is the lack of even-handedness and fairness between what witnesses with a whole range of special needs can have and what defendants with similar special needs can have....”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 39.34% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 152 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)