Baroness Primarolo

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Baroness Primarolo's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections
  • Has never voted on a reduction in spending on welfare benefits
  • Has never voted on paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes 0 votes for, 3 votes against, 6 absences, between 2008–2014

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Recent appearances

  • Automatic Workplace Pension Enrolment - Question for Short Debate 25 Jun 2018

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord McKenzie on initiating this debate. I echo the very positive points he made about auto-enrolment: it is a good thing and has enabled millions of people to be drawn into workplace pension systems for the first time. The government review published last year concluded that, regrettably, of the 10 million people enrolled for the first time by 2018,...
  • Personal Independence Payment - Statement 4 Jun 2018

    My Lords, in the interests of clarity for the Government and certainty for the claimants, can I return the Minister to the question raised by my noble friend Lady Sherlock? Will the Minister explain to the House how the Government intend to move forward in ensuring that they have identified other cases that are potentially affected by this judgment and the lack of clarity—some might...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Personal Injury: Compensation 22 May 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what independent evidence there is that the Civil Liability Bill will meet their objective of reducing the average cost of a motor insurance policy by £35.

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Profile

Labour Peer

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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

Currently held offices

  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Primarolo’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 140 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2014, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 34.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 287 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 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") 4 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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