A selection of Baroness Andrews's votes
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
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Can the noble Baroness confirm that the Fire Brigades Union asked the Department for Communities and Local Government to update Part B of the building regulations—the fire safety regulations—some time ago and that this has not been done? Especially as she confirmed the element of illegality of certain types of cladding, does she know whether the request was to look in any way at...
My Lords, I have been encouraged by the Minister’s response to my noble friend on the Front Bench about his door always being open regarding the recommendations of the Constitution Committee, which have been marshalled around the House. He says—and the White Paper makes it clear—that the Government want to strike a balance between scrutiny and speed. I understand the...
Does the Minister agree that, once we have left the European Union, we will probably have to grow a lot more of our own food, and therefore that we will need many more allotments—in which case we will certainly have to look at the law again? Does the Department for Exiting the European Union have this on its agenda?
More of Baroness Andrews’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 22 May 2000
Positions held at time of appointment: Director, Education Extra (from Number 10 press release)
Currently held offices
- Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) (since 12 Jun 2014)
- Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 29 Feb 2012)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Jul 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
- Member, Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
- Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
- Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Leader's Group on Working Practices Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)
- Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (9 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government (8 May 2006 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (5 May 2006 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Office of the Deputy Prime Minister) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Government Whip (29 May 2002 to 11 May 2005)
- Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (1 Jan 2002 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Andrews’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 80.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 15 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1104 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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