Baroness Boothroyd

Former MP

Crossbench

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Recent appearances

  • NHS: Debt - Question 23 Jan 2017

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  • NHS: Debt - Question 23 Jan 2017

    Order. That is a very good way to begin the week. My question is brief and very much to the point, and concerns the transportation of patients to and from hospitals. We are all aware that many patients often have to go to major hospitals—travelling 20 or 30 miles—on a daily, weekly, fortnightly or thrice-weekly basis. The cost must be horrendous; is this part of it? Can the...
  • House of Lords: Size - Motion to Resolve 5 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I begin by stating the obvious: this is a very complicated and deep-rooted issue. We cannot of course determine it this afternoon, or at any other time in a debate such as we are having today, but I certainly support the call for a Select Committee that was enunciated by the noble Lord, Lord Cunningham, to explore all these great matters and to report back to us. However, I caution...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 January 2001

Previously MP for West Bromwich West until 23 October 2000 — Resigned

Entered the House of Commons on 24 May 1973 — unknown

Party was Speaker until 23 Oct 2000

Also represented West Bromwich West; West Bromwich

Other offices held in the past

  • Speaker of the House of Commons (9 Apr 1992 to 23 Oct 2000)
  • Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (1 Jul 1987 to 1 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 15 Nov 1988)
  • Member, Court of Referees (17 Jun 1987 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee (1 Aug 1981 to 31 Jul 1987)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Overseas Development Sub-Committee (3 May 1979 to 29 Oct 1980)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (3 May 1979 to 3 Apr 1981)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (3 May 1979 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (23 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Sound Broadcasting Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (24 Oct 1974 to 4 Nov 1975)

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  • Has spoken in 81 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Boothroyd’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 28.89% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 27 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 53 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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