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Baroness Scott of Needham Market
Liberal Democrat Peer
- Became a Lord on 15 May 2000
- Positions held at time of appointment: Group Leader, Suffolk County Council (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Baroness Scott of Needham Market voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Parish Councils: Tax (26 Feb 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the event of a parish council tax base being altered by the district council after the precept had been set, and the resulting percentage increase in precept exceeding the threshold for triggering a referendum, such a referendum would be required.”
- Mobile Homes Bill — Second Reading (1 Feb 2013)
“My Lords, I join in the thanks to the noble Lord, Lord Best, for taking this Bill through the House. His expertise in housing matters and his diligence will be put to good use in this regard. I also pay tribute to Peter Aldous, the MP for Waveney-which for the uninitiated is in my home county of Suffolk-both for choosing this topic for his Private Member's Bill and for the skill with which he...”
- Gender Balance among Non-Executive Directors (EUC Report): Motion to Take Note (10 Jan 2013)
“My Lords, my support this evening for the Motion does not in any way detract from my absolute commitment to the need to have more women on boards, for a whole range of reasons which have already been given, but not least because not to have women on boards is an absolute waste of the talent and education in which the country has invested. The question before us this evening is not about the...”
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 60.34% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 227 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)