Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.Donate to our crowdfunder
We’re trying to raise £25,000 to support TheyWorkForYou into the future.
Please take a minute to donate to TheyWorkForYou so we can bring you voting summaries like this for years to come.Donate now
We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Adams of Craigielea’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Adams of Craigielea’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley. I agree with her and my noble friend Lord Foulkes that we need some kind of constitutional commission to look at the devolution of the whole UK. One of the problems with devolution is that we have taken it piece by piece, area by area and country by country, but we have never looked at the whole. This has caused...
On that point about England not dealing with its own home affairs separately, when we had devolution the home affairs of everyone else were devolved to their institutions. England’s home affairs are still decided within a United Kingdom Cabinet. The argument should always have been that it is up to England how it settles its own home affairs.
My Lords, I shall not go over all the things that we have already gone through. I have grave concerns about this issue—I had concerns about a single police force in Scotland—but I do not think that this is how the Government in Scotland look at it. We have seen this approach from this Government from the beginning. They suck powers up from local government and they suck powers down from...
Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2005
Previously MP for Paisley North until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Paisley North, 1990-2005. Member, Select Committee for Scottish Affairs, 1997-2005 (Chair, 2001-2005); Chairmen's Panel, 1998-2005; Finance and Services, 2001-2005 and Liaison, 2001-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 29 November 1990 — unknown
Also represented Paisley North
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this
Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.