Baroness Browning

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Inflation - Motion to Take Note 1 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I support this report from my noble friend Lord Forsyth and his committee. There is very little that my noble friend and I disagree on. He trained me well when I was his PPS many years ago and I fully support the thrust of this report. The governance and probity of the UK Statistics Authority has quite rightly been called into question. The parts of the report that go into the legal...
  • Inflation - Motion to Take Note 1 Jul 2019

    Indeed. I used the phrase “sleight of hand” quite deliberately. Clearly, there needs to be some fundamental change here. The legal basis for the change is well set out in my noble friend’s report. I find it rather strange to be debating whether something that has been proven in law to be wrong should or should not be changed, and why there are so many reasons against changing it. A...
  • Metal Theft - Question 26 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I support the points made by the noble Lord, Lord Faulkner, as together we piloted the Bill through your Lordships’ House. I appreciate that once an Act of Parliament is on the statute book, it is often left to others to make sure that it works, but I urge my noble friend to pay particular regard to rare earths. The Government must be well aware of the way that metal prices...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 July 2010

Previously MP for Tiverton and Honiton until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Tiverton and Honiton; Tiverton

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Work and Pensions
  • Foot and Mouth
  • Regulatory Impact Assessments
  • Parliamentary Questions
  • Iraq
  • Mental Health

Currently held offices

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House (since 20 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (26 May 2016 to 16 Oct 2018)
  • Member, European Union Committee (25 May 2016 to 17 Oct 2018)
  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)
  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (1 May 2011 to 16 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (18 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (17 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman, The Conservative Party (9 Jul 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee (12 Oct 2006 to 17 Oct 2006)
  • Deputy Chairman (Organising and Campaigning), Conservative Party (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Nov 2005 to 4 Oct 2006)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Aug 2005 to 31 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 26 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 1 Feb 2006)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (20 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2004 to 31 Jan 2006)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (24 Mar 2004 to 24 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (10 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (1 Jan 2003 to 9 Oct 2006)
  • Vice-Chair, Conservative Party (1 Aug 2001 to 31 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (26 Sep 2000 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (25 Oct 1999 to 11 May 2001)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (15 Jun 1999 to 26 Sep 2000)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (15 Jun 1999 to 26 Sep 2000)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education and Employment) (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (20 Jul 1994 to 2 May 1997)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 5 Jul 1993)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 75 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Browning’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 77.22% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 229 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fees for lectures to Civil Service College, which are paid direct to charities. (Up to £5,000)
8. Land and Property
Half share in a domestic property in Bournemouth, from which rental income is received.

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