Baroness Murphy


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I am truly astonished by the events of the past eight months. The future of the country is apparently to be decided on the outcome of a single voteā€”as Kenneth Clarke said, an opinion poll on a simplistic yes/no question on which few had any relevant information, nor any means to acquire it. As we have heard, the noble Lord, Lord Green, of Migration Watch is of the firm opinion...
  • Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) 18 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I had not intended to intervene because I have not participated earlier, having been absent from the House for some months. I come in at the middle and it is always irritating when people do. However, I am astonished to discover that there is not a mandatory assessment, as proposed by the noble Baroness, Lady Tyler, when children are going into care. We should not dream of admitting...
  • Prisons: Education — Question for Short Debate 19 Jan 2016

    My Lords, I have witnessed the transformational impact of a sophisticated education programme in a regional secure unit for mentally disordered offenders, but I also know just how difficult it was to extend the learning from that programme to other, similar units. The problems experienced in regional secure units are quite similar to those experienced in prisons. I welcome Dame Sally...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, North East London Strategic Health Authority. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Leader's Group on Members Leaving the House (L) Committee (1 Jul 2010 to 13 Jan 2011)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (1 Dec 2004 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Murphy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 23.50% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 159 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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