Baroness Fookes

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • FTSE Companies: Gender Balance - Question 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, if we are looking to gender balance, I suggest that we look closer to home. The three excellent clerks before us are all men.
  • Circuses: Wild Animals - Question 1 Mar 2017

    My Lords, even if enforcement is rigorous in relation to animals in circuses, what about the position of the other animals that have been referred to—the primates which are inappropriately kept in people’s homes? Who is enforcing the laws relating to that?
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Report (1st Day) 23 Feb 2017

    I call Amendment 31. I am so sorry, I turned over two pages. I was not trying to hurry the House unduly. Amendment 15.

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 2 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (16 May 2013 to 8 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Communications Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (4 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Draft Mental Incapacity Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Jul 2003 to 17 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (2 Jul 2001 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (27 May 1999 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means (6 May 1992 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Nov 1989)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Chair, Expenditure: Arts & Home Office Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Fookes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 72.48% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 73 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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