Baroness Taylor of Bolton

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Baroness Taylor of Bolton's votes

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  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Euro 2016: Fan Violence - Statement 14 Jun 2016

    Will the Minister recognise that what has happened has happened? We are not talking just about hypotheticals here; we have seen real, calculated violence from a group of Russian supporters. It is very serious, and is it not rather complacent of the Government to say that we will wait to see what happens?
  • Government and Parliament - Motion to Take Note 9 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I join those who have congratulated my noble friend on introducing this debate. The balance of power between government and Parliament should probably be discussed by both Houses on a regular basis, including the case for Parliament having full details of all legislation that it is asked to consider. The noble Lord, Lord Norton, mentioned that in the Commons there have been some...
  • EU Referendum: Voter Registration - Statement 8 Jun 2016

    My Lords, will the Minister now relook at the problem of registration in terms of the boundary review? We have been told that many more people are now registered, yet the figures are the old figures. We know that many are still not registered. Surely, it is wrong to press ahead with the boundary review when registration has caused so many difficulties.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 June 2005

Previously MP for Dewsbury until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bolton West, 1974-1983 and Dewsbury, 1987-2005. Opposition spokesperson on education, 1979-1981, on housing, 1981-1983, on home affairs, 1987-1990 (Shadow Water Minister, 1988) on the environment, 1990-1992; on education, 1992-1994; Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1994-1995 and Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, 1994-1997; President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1997-1998; Government Chief Whip, 1998-2001. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Dewsbury; Bolton West

Expenses

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Currently held offices

  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (since 23 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 12 Jun 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 14 May 2014)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (25 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (23 Mar 2010 to 25 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence and Security) (also in the Ministry of Defence) (8 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (International Defence and Security), Ministry of Defence (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (International Defence and Security) (also in Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (8 Nov 2007 to 9 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (7 Nov 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Chairman, Intelligence and Security (Cabinet Office) Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Chief Whip (technically Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury) (27 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (27 Jul 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Chair, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Jun 1998 to 29 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (30 Jul 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Lord Privy Seal (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Privy Council Office) (3 May 1997 to 26 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (1 Aug 1994 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Aug 1994 to 1 Jul 1995)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Apr 1992 to 1 Aug 1994)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (19 Jan 1977 to 4 May 1979)

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