Baroness Flather

Crossbench Peer

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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • 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
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • International Women’s Day - Motion to Take Note 7 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I have just come back from my annual visit to India. I have been going to India for many years, just to see what has changed—what has got better, what has got worse. I was very distressed this time. Things have not got better, and they do not seem to be getting better, particularly in relation to women. I now feel very strongly that I do not want to go back again, because things...
  • Armistice Day: Centenary - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 5 Nov 2018

    My Lords, there was an interesting piece in the newspapers recently about the first bullet that was fired. The first bullet is supposed to have been fired at a German, by an African from Côte d’Ivoire. How did they find that out? This is what I want to know. How do they know it was the first bullet? If it was in Africa, and was fired by some poor man from Côte d’Ivoire, I do not even...
  • Ivory Bill - Report 24 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the more difficult it is to register, the more difficult it is to decide what needs to be registered and the more difficult it will be to maintain the register. You cannot watch everybody doing everything. It is very important that matters are simple and can be taken on board by everybody. When I was 12 years old, my father had my portrait miniature painted on ivory. I hope it will...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 June 1990

Party was Conservative until 3 Dec 1998; Crossbench until 31 Jul 1999; Conservative until 12 May 2008

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intergovernmental Organisations Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 19 Mar 2008)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Medical Ethics Select Committee (22 Nov 1993 to 31 Jan 1994)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (15 Nov 1990 to 5 Nov 1993)


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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Flather’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 116 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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