Baroness Uddin

Non-affiliated Peer

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A selection of Baroness Uddin's votes

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  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes 5 votes for, 0 votes against, 10 absences, between 2008–2011
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Uddin’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Uddin’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Domestic Abuse and Hidden Harms during Lockdown - Statement 19 Jan 2021

    My Lords, I thank the Government for their wonderful efforts on all these different initiatives. I particularly acknowledge the Minister’s role in their formation. We are all grateful. She is aware that women still do not report or seek advice services early enough and have experienced many episodes of violence and abuse. Equally stark is the fact that women of south Asian heritage may take...
  • Covid-19: Vaccinations - Statement 13 Jan 2021

    My Lords, anyone questioning the horror of the disease and the pressures on the NHS need look no further than outside their local hospitals, as I did, notwithstanding that questions on efficacy, information and choices are the fundamental right of every patient. The Minister will know that the Bangladeshi community has a very high vaccination compliance rate, but in this case there has been...
  • Covid-19: Vaccine Trials - Question 13 Jan 2021

    I thank my noble friend Lady Lawrence and echo what she has said about the suspicion and lack of confidence within many communities. Can the Minister confirm the numerous health reports from experts who suggest that there are higher numbers of deaths, admissions and infection among the Bangladeshi community in particular? How many of the 830 who took part in vaccine trials were from the...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 1998

Party was Labour until 20 Oct 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (21 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (24 Nov 1998 to 30 Nov 2000)

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