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
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Recent appearances

  • Environment (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 12 Feb 2019

    I wonder if my noble friend might give way. Is it possible to find out what body or who will be responsible before the new environmental body is set up? The difficulty is that it could be many weeks or months; we really do not know how soon that will come in. Therefore, the natural question is: after 29 March, if things are not going as we hope, where does the buck stop? Who is responsible...
  • Environment (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 12 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend for introducing this section of statutory instruments and have listened carefully to what he said: there is no change in policy. Indeed, it is important that we pass these statutory instruments to maintain the existing regulations that we have been connected with. My noble friend also talked about sustainability in the long term but recognised that the...
  • Farming: Carbon Emissions - Question 12 Feb 2019

    My Lords, going back to the original Question, what strategies are the Government using to move this issue forward? Will it go out to consultation? If so, what is the timetable for that? Secondly, I remind the Minister of the great benefit of grass-grazing animals in this country. There is a double bonus there.

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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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