Baroness Ludford

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

Liberal Democrat Peer

Baroness Ludford has informed us that due to being an MEP between 2009 and 2014, she was statutorily barred due to the EU law ban on ‘dual mandate’, reflected in the UK’s European Parliament (Disqualification)(UK & Gibraltar) Order 2009, from sitting or voting in the Lords during this time. This will have had an effect on the numerology section below.

A selection of Baroness Ludford's votes

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  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes 7 votes for, 0 votes against, 8 absences, between 2008–2011
  • 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
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Leaving the European Union - Statement 22 May 2019

    My Lords, if we really had parliamentary sovereignty, would that not mean that the Government would respect and reflect in their policy the majority vote in the Commons to rule out no deal? As for a people’s vote, the Prime Minister’s recognition of the possibility is enough for me to win my long-standing bet—I should have made it for more than £5—with the noble Lord, Lord Callanan,...
  • Banks: Fraud Prevention - Question 20 May 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what further action they propose to take, and for banks to take, to prevent fraud perpetrated on bank customers.
  • Banks: Fraud Prevention - Question 20 May 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for that reply, but I am thinking more of action that banks could take. Let us hope that the, frankly, poor, often dismissive and hit-and-miss response by banks to defrauded customers truly is on the brink of change—and not before time. Since I tabled my Question, my bank, TSB, has issued its fraud refund guarantee, promising not to claim that customers...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (since 28 Oct 2016)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)


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