A selection of Baroness Young of Old Scone’s votes
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Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
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Has never voted on university tuition fees Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2010.
Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 7 absences, in 2011.
Has never voted on more EU integration Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2011.
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.
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My Lords, the Government have a track record on stuff like this. In 2015, George Osborne cancelled zero-carbon homes about six weeks before it was due to be implemented and when housebuilders had already geared up for its implementation. We lost 10 years of opportunity for net zero-compliant homes and warmer homes for people. The Tory Government have done it again with a major U-turn on their...
My Lords, I will talk briefly to Amendment 282F which is in the name of the noble Baroness, Lady Boycott, and to which I have put my name. It is on the subject of allowing communities access to small areas of land that are available only on a temporary basis to foster schemes for growing vegetables, plants and flowers, not only to produce local food but to give multiple benefits to people’s...
My Lords, I thank the Minister for his answer. I am delighted to hear that the framework will emerge before the end of the year—I will hold him to that. We all wait to see what the Government come up with. My anxiety is that a set of principles launched on everybody is going to set up antibodies among landowners big and small, because they will not have been consulted on it and that is not...
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Entered the House of Lords on 4 November 1997
Party was Labour until 30 Nov 2000; Non-affiliated until 25 Feb 2015
Currently held offices
- Member, Environment and Climate Change Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Land Use in England Committee (19 Jan 2022 to 28 Nov 2022)
- Member, Rural Economy Committee (17 May 2018 to 26 Mar 2019)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (25 May 2016 to 28 Jan 2021)
- Member, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (12 Jan 1998 to 30 Nov 2000)
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