A selection of Baroness Rendell of Babergh's votes
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Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
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Encouraging prosecutions of offenders under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 – Baroness Rendell of Babergh.
My Lords, far from being almost eliminated, the practice of FGM continues and, indeed, is on the increase. The cause is largely because more communities are coming into the country and bringing this culture with them. Enormous publicity has been given to FGM lately, which one is glad to see, but that does not deal with the basic problem. Does the Minister agree that the best thing would be a...
My Lords, female genital mutilation has been perpetrated on girls since ancient times. The first known instance of it was seen on an Egyptian mummy dating from 200 BC. The UN has recognised FGM as torture and in calling for its elimination describes it as cruel, inhumane and degrading to women. The first law criminalising FGM in the United Kingdom was passed in 1985, the second 18 years...
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Former Labour Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Left the House of Lords on 2 May 2015 — Died
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 2 May 2015)
- Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (15 Nov 2007 to 20 Jun 2012)
- Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (24 Jan 2002 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (17 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (10 Dec 1998 to 18 Nov 2004)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Rendell of Babergh’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 74.39% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 53 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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