Baroness Andrews


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Recent appearances

  • Allotments: Council Provision - Question 6 Mar 2017

    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?
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Report (2nd Day) 28 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I could not agree more with the noble Baroness, Lady Parminter. There is a strong argument for consistency of vocabulary and for the notion of significance in planning and the treatment of national assets. Paragraph 132 of the NPPF states that: “The more important the asset, the greater the weight should be. Significance can be harmed or lost through alteration or destruction...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Report (1st Day) 23 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I will try not to embarrass the co-pilot any more but he is a reasonable man, and these amendments seem to be reasonable. They attempt to help the Government to make clear what is genuinely not clear at the moment. On the principle of pre-commencement as set out in the Bill’s requirement for a written consent, the question of evidence is important—that is, whether the...

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Labour Peer

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, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 9 Jul 2015)
  • 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, 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)
  • Baronesses in Waiting, HM Household (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 13 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 80.60% 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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