Baroness Featherstone

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Featherstone's votes

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  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
  • Almost always voted for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted for encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Climate Change: Fracking - Question 6 Sep 2016

    My Lords, gas is a fossil fuel wherever it comes from. Given that the Government are going to miss our legally binding targets on reductions in carbon emissions, would it not be better altogether if the Government simply banned fracking and got on with delivering reductions in emissions rather than increases?
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Opencast Mining: Northumberland 25 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to call in the decision by Northumberland County Council to approve plans for an opencast coal mine at Highthorn in the light of recent government commitments to phase out the use of coal.
  • Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Natural Gas 25 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether in negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU they plan to seek for the UK to be included in any EU regulations on the security of gas supply in times of crisis, as set out in the European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply and repealing Regulation (EU) No 994/2010.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 November 2015

Previously MP for Hornsey and Wood Green until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Hornsey and Wood Green

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Health
  • International Development
  • Education and Skills
  • Treasury
  • Police
  • Departmental Manpower
  • Prisons
  • Departmental Retirement
  • Departmental Pay

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Principal Spokesperson for Energy and Climate Change (since 30 Nov 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Home Department (4 Nov 2014 to 8 May 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (6 Sep 2012 to 4 Nov 2014)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (17 May 2010 to 8 Jun 2011)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Government Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Children, Schools and Families) (7 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for International Development (3 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (3 Mar 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 22 May 2006)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Mar 2006)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

4. Sponsorships
(a) Donations to my constituency party or association, which have been or will be reported by my party to the Electoral Commission:
(a) Name of donor: Mr Nick Aleksander
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alex Sweet
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 26 August 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Ruth and Michael West
(a) Address of donors: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £8,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 16 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Della and Dan Hirsch
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £6,000
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 23 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Martyn Bond
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 24 September 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alistair Barr
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Michael Young
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Duncan Greenland
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 3 November 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Neil Sherlock
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,750
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: David Bouchier
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 15 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Brompton Capital Ltd
(a) Address of donor: 19 South Audley Street,London W1K 2BN
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000
(a) Donor status: company, registration 3275808
(a) (Registered 18 December 2014)
(a) Name of donor: Alex Sweet
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 6 February 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Louisa Service
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000
(a) Donor status: individual
(a) (Registered 2 March 2015)
(a) Name of donor: Ruth and Michael West
(a) Address of donor: private
(a) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000 towards my re-election campaign
(a) Donor status: individuals
(a) (Registered 16 March 2015)
8. Land and Property
House in London. (Registered 29 January 2013)

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