Baroness Burt of Solihull

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Baroness Burt of Solihull's votes

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  • Almost always voted for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Almost always voted for reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Show votes
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Generally voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 7 Feb 2017

    Use of medical records of disabled parents in child custody cases – Baroness Burt of Solihull. Oral questions
  • New Art Gallery - Question 16 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I add my plea to those of the noble Earl and the other speaker and the thousands of people in the Walsall area in the West Midlands who, like me, have been inspired and delighted by this literally state-of-the-art gallery, which is only 15 years old. I suggest that this is not necessarily the moment to cast blame on the local council, which in turn is blaming the government cuts, or...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Health
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Departments: Equal Opportunities
  • UK Trade and Investment
  • Departmental Procurement
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Shareholder Executive

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Equalities) (since 28 Oct 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

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