A selection of Baroness Seccombe's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 6 votes against, between 2008–2011
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My Lords, I add my congratulations to my noble friend Lady Shields. This annual debate to celebrate International Women’s Day gives us all an opportunity to applaud the successes of women around the world, while recognising the injustices in so many spheres that still prevail today. Every generation has its goals, some ending in failure and some in limited success, while some are a...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Lord Faulks on 7 July (HL Deb, cols 2120–2), whether consideration of increasing magistrates’ sentencing powers has concluded; and if so, what conclusions have been reached.
My Lords, it is four months since I asked my Question about the sentencing powers of magistrates. At that time, I was encouraged by the Answer from my noble friend Lord Faulks. Does my noble and learned friend feel that the time is coming when we should think more about this? I was very heartened by the Justice Select Committee’s recommendation that such an increase should occur. The...
More of Baroness Seccombe’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1991
Currently held offices
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 17 Jun 2015)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (22 Jan 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Information Committee (Lords) (22 Nov 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Minister (Also Opposition Deputy Chief Whip), Justice (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister, Justice (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (9 Jul 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Minister for Constitutional Affairs & Legal Affairs (Also In Home Affairs Team), Constitutional Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Home Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, (Assisted By Shadow Law Officers) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, (Assist the Home Affairs Team) (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, Education (22 Feb 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Education (6 Jul 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Public Services, Health & Education (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)
- Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (23 Nov 1995 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Personal Bills Committee (23 Nov 1994 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (11 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)
- Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (11 Nov 1991 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (11 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Seccombe’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 81.31% 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 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 157 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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