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Baroness Morris of Yardley
- Also represented Birmingham, Yardley
- Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2005
- Previously MP for Birmingham, Yardley until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley, 1992-2005. Opposition Whip, 1994-1995; Opposition spokesman for education and employment, 1995-1997; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (School Standards), Department for Education and Employment, 1997-1998; Minister of State, Department of Education and Employment, 1998-2001; Secretary of State for Education and Skills, 2001-2002; Minister of State (Minister for the Arts), Department for Culture, Media and Sport, 2003-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Morris of Yardley voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly against an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for university tuition fees. votes
- Voted strongly for a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Education: English Baccalaureate Certificate — Question for Short Debate (14 Jan 2013)
“I, too, am very grateful to the noble Earl for giving us this short amount of time to discuss this important issue. Two assumptions underpin this debate for me: first, whatever our difference of opinion may be this evening, there is a shared assumption that the knowledge, skills and experience that make up the arts are an important part of our society and how we live our lives. They are vital...”
- Education: Development of Excellence — Motion to Take Note (18 Oct 2012)
“I will try to do so. I am very grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Perry, for bringing this debate to the House. From the number of speakers, your Lordships can see what a popular debate it is; the only consequence is that we have very few minutes in which to express our views. I want to concentrate on one aspect and illustrate it with a number of examples, and to begin by sharing some of...”
- Education (Exemption from School Inspection) (England) Regulations 2012 — Motion of Regret (17 Jul 2012)
“Why are the data less reliable with those schools than they are with non-special schools? That has been the thrust of the Minister's argument: that data are strong enough for us to be able to take this course of action. The data are the same for the special schools, so what is the problem?”
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
- Has voted in 50.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 50 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£366||£18,971 (361st)||£9,668 (568th)||£19,700 (joint 268th with 6 others)||£16,009 (joint 173rd with 4 others)|
|London costs||£0||£1,618 (joint 1st with 118 others)||£1,255 (joint 107th with 10 others)||£858 (113th)||£1,227 (joint 1st with 81 others)|
|Office running costs||£2,820||£18,746 (284th)||£18,720 (joint 332nd with 2 others)||£18,178 (292nd)||£13,349 (404th)|
|Staffing costs||£11,157||£65,198 (540th)||£59,755 (595th)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£38,263 (546th)|
|Members' Travel||£375||£5,936 (500th)||£6,386 (468th)||£7,659 (423rd)||£4,219 (504th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£1,873 (85th)||£427 (287th)||£316 (328th)||£381 (283rd)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£1,398 (188th)||£1,022 (joint 243rd with 1 other)||£1,838 (106th)||£1,308 (joint 225th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£3,320 (233rd)||£1,742 (456th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£0||£2,054 (joint 18th with 2 others)||£2,054 (joint 14th with 2 others)||£2,054 (joint 14th with 2 others)||£2,054 (joint 14th with 2 others)|
|Total||£38,360||£119,114 (418th)||£101,029 (591st)||£112,583 (336th)||£76,810 (528th)|