Baroness Andrews

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Committee (Continued): Amendment 8 22 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I shall be very brief. First, I thank the Government most warmly for the amendment they have brought forward. It is an exemplary amendment: it has none of the conditions attached that I thought might have been tempting. It is a simple, elegant and comprehensive statement of what it is we must take care of and it has the right balance of technical and emotive language. So I am very...
  • Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Committee (Continued): Amendment 4 22 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I support my noble friend’s amendment. I absolutely agree with everything that has been said. Frankly, it is a no-brainer for the Government not to agree with the amendment. Apart from anything else, if they do not, they will be seen to be offside with common practice these days in restoration projects. If the House were to come to the Heritage Lottery Fund—I declare my interest...
  • Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill - Committee (Continued): Amendment 4 22 Jul 2019

    No, my Lords, I did not say that. I was making a hypothetical case that, were such a grant to be considered—I am not saying that it would be—it would have to satisfy different conditions. Of course I agree that this is a public project for national Treasury funding. I have now lost my thread completely. This is the second time that my noble friend has interrupted me when I was developing...

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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, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 15 May 2018)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 5 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)
  • 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, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • 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 14 debates in the last year — above 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 79.27% 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") 1126 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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