A selection of Baroness Primarolo’s votes
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Has never voted on reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 17 absences, between 2012–2014.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
40 votes for, 1 vote against, 27 absences, between 2006–2014.
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2010.
Has never voted on a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 31 absences, between 2012–2015.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 5 absences, in 2013.
Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 7 absences, between 2003–2012.
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My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Drake on initiating this very timely debate, given the challenges that our communities face. Many of the speeches today have been very detailed and, with great eloquence, have explained the cause at the heart of why so many people’s well-being is not what we would want it to be. That is down to the economic choices that this Government have...
My Lords, I thank the Minister for his answer on the work that is being done bilaterally with Sri Lanka, but he will be aware of the issues surrounding human rights in Sri Lanka. In his answer, he touched on allowing all voices to be heard, so can he detail to the House what work is being done bilaterally to protect human rights in Sri Lanka and to encourage the Sri Lankan Government to do...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the impact of the benefit cap on levels of child poverty.
More of Baroness Primarolo’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 8 December 2015
Previously MP for Bristol South until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Bristol South
Topics of interest
- Prescriptions: Fees and Charges
Currently held offices
- Member, EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
- Member, European Union Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2023)
- Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Nov 2019 to 2 Dec 2019)
- Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
- Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (17 May 2018 to 4 Mar 2019)
- Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (8 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Deputy Speaker (Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means) (8 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Children, Young People and Families) (13 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2010)
- Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Children, Young People and Families) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Department of Health) (Public Health) (29 Jun 2007 to 8 Jun 2009)
- Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (2 Dec 2002 to 20 Dec 2004)
- Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (4 Jan 1999 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (30 Oct 1997 to 12 Jan 1999)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 May 1997 to 3 Jan 1999)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Jun 1992 to 1 Jun 1994)
- Member, Members' Interests Committee (11 May 1990 to 16 Mar 1992)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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