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A selection of Baroness Burt of Solihull’s votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2010–2013.
Generally voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2007–2015.
Generally voted against a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
3 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
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.
Almost always voted against paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, between 2011–2012.
Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
12 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2011–2014.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Burt of Solihull’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Burt of Solihull’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, we all acknowledge the benefits of international volunteering to our country in terms of soft power, to the countries we work with and to our volunteers. The International Citizen Service was suspended in 2020 because of the pandemic. Does the Minister agree that the time has come to resume wielding that soft power through the ICS, which enhances our influence and reputation in the...
My Lords, the Minister has already confirmed that she does not believe that the price for justice for rape victims in this country should be that their whole personal life is laid bare. It is causing victims to walk away before their case even reaches court, making them feel doubly victimised. The recommendations in this report are very modest to say the least. Why can the chief constables...
My Lords, first, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Farmer, on securing this debate. I welcome the Minister to his new position and look forward to working with him. I worked with his predecessor, who conducted himself with great integrity and conscientiousness, and I very much hope that the positive and constructive relationship we developed will continue. In six minutes I can cover only a...
More of Baroness Burt of Solihull’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 10 November 2015
Previously MP for Solihull until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election
Also represented Solihull
Topics of interest
- Innovation and Skills
- Home Department
- Communities and Local Government
- Departments: Equal Opportunities
- UK Trade and Investment
- Departmental Procurement
- Departmental Contracts
- Shareholder Executive
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (6 Mar 2019 to 14 Jun 2019)
- Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Equalities) (28 Oct 2016 to 12 Oct 2017)
- Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (10 Nov 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (4 Nov 2014 to 8 May 2015)
- Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (4 Mar 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (20 Dec 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Party (25 Oct 2007 to 1 Nov 2012)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (3 Aug 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (3 Aug 2006 to 20 Dec 2007)
- Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (2 May 2006 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 24 Apr 2006)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (10 May 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) (10 May 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (10 May 2005 to 3 Aug 2006)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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