Baroness Byford

Conservative Peer

A selection of Baroness Byford's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes 1 vote for, 11 votes against, 3 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

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies 14 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many tenant farmers in England are awaiting their (1) Environmental Stewardship (ES) payments, (2) Countryside Stewardship (CS) payments, for 2018; and whether all ES and CS payments for 2017 have been made.
  • Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 2 5 Jun 2019

    My Lords, as somebody who is not based near Kew but who has really appreciated my visits there, I am delighted that this very small Bill will secure Kew’s future. I understand the questions raised about Clause 1, but, having looked at the amendments in this second group, I think they will reinforce it and give us a good balance. We will be able to look at future developments that may...
  • Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 7 May 2019

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend the Minister for introducing a Bill that has been described as “modest” but that I believe is vital. I add my support to the proposals in it. I wish Leicestershire were nearer Kew and I could become a regular visitor, but sadly not. Over many years I have had the great joy of going there—literally as a member of the public—and just enjoying the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Currently held offices

  • Member, Draft Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Bill Committee (since 29 Nov 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (23 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (5 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 10 Oct 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (13 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Food & Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment & Transport (9 May 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Environment and Transport (22 Feb 2005 to 9 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment and Transport (6 Jul 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment & Transport (10 May 2004 to 6 Jul 2004)


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