Baroness Murphy


A selection of Baroness Murphy's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Mesothelioma (Amendment) Bill [HL]: Second Reading 20 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I am the last person to speak before the winding-up speeches and the fifth doctor in this debate. Noble Lords will all be highly relieved to know that I will not say anything medical. Unfortunately, I was unable to participate in the debates on the Mesothelioma Bill last year, so I very much wanted to come along and add my personal support for the initiative of the noble Lord, Lord...

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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 5 debates in the last year — 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 24.27% 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") 158 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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