A selection of Baroness Blackstone's votes
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Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2008–2011
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
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My Lords, each year when International Women’s Day comes round, we can celebrate the extraordinary contributions that women have made both nationally and internationally. We can also celebrate the fact that in many aspects of women’s lives there are improvements over what went before. However, we cannot be complacent and assume that gender equality is just a few years away. It is not. On...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of Geoffrey Whaley’s case, what assessment they have made of the Crown Prosecution Service’s Policy for Prosecutors in respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide.
I thank the Minister for his reply, but does he really think that it is a good use of police time to interview, under caution, the wife of a dying man who wishes to choose how he dies? In the light of the Whaley story and loving families being treated like criminals, does the Minister think that the law on assisted dying is working well?
More of Baroness Blackstone’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1987
Currently held offices
- Member, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (since 17 May 2018)
- Member, Freedom of Information Advisory Panel (Lords) (since 7 Dec 2004)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (23 Oct 2017 to 4 Jun 2018)
- Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
- Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)
- Member, Economic Affairs Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
- Minister of State (the Arts), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Arts) (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Education and Employment), Department for Education and Employment (5 May 1997 to 11 Jun 2001)
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