A selection of Baroness King of Bow's votes
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Consistently voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 1999–2003
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2004
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My Lords, my motivation in trying to change the law as outlined in Amendment 34 was driven by painful insight. After meeting hundreds of foster families, I realised a strange fact: I had never met a single middle class foster family. Of course they exist, but they are not the norm. The norm is that low-income families foster Britain’s most vulnerable children, and that when children...
My Lords, I do not wish to detain the House on this amendment—I will detain the House on a later amendment instead—but I want to sincerely thank the Minister for the excellent news that he has brought. As the noble Baroness said, it is only a small number of British children, but they are British children. As an adoptive parent, however you adopt your child and wherever your child...
More of Baroness King of Bow’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 31 January 2011
Previously MP for Bethnal Green and Bow until 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Bethnal Green and Bow
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
- Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
- PPS (Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, Secretary of State), Department of Trade and Industry (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Transport, Local Government & The Regions Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
- Member, Urban Affairs Sub-committee (16 Jul 2001 to 22 Jul 2002)
- Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness King of Bow’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 47.85% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 32 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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