A selection of Baroness Blackstone's votes
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Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 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, can the Minister tell the House what discussions the Government have had with the Government of Saudi Arabia about the very large numbers of people held in detention without trial and the large number of executions that have been taking place, including of children, or at least those who were children when they were arrested? What has been the response of the Government of Saudi...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of those eligible for Pension Credit are taking up that benefit.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to increase the take-up of Pension Credit.
More of Baroness Blackstone’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1987
Currently held offices
- Member, International Relations Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)
- 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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