A selection of Baroness Fookes's votes
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Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 12 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2011
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My Lords, while warmly endorsing the RHS campaign, I would make another point to my noble friend. Could he encourage teachers, particularly career teachers, to look favourably upon the many interesting educational developments that come from studying horticulture at a much greater level? There are many of these amazing careers open, but very often we find that teachers downgrade them. That...
My Lords, as chairman of the Delegated Powers Committee, I am pleased that the Government seem to be taking on board many of the recommendations we have made in tandem with the Constitution Committee, with which we are working closely. The most important from our point of view is the sunset clause—the time-limiting one—which deals, I think, with many of the worries people have...
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.
More of Baroness Fookes’s recent appearances
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)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Chair, Expenditure: Arts & Home Office Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above 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 72.61% 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") 74 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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