Baroness Billingham


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Recent appearances

  • UK Sports: Funding - Question 6 Feb 2017

    UK Sport has the role of making sure that we have excellence internationally. But what the Government are thinking about, because some of their decisions surely have to be about increasing the number of participants, particularly young people? Given that that is the case, what is the Government’s view of the fact that there is no allocation to team sports, which are what schools...
  • National Funding Formulae for Schools and High Needs - Statement 14 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I know that the Minister will be fully aware that there is one group of parents who will be looking at what has been said today and over the last few days with a special interest. They are parents of children with special needs. Quite honestly, they are the ones who are going to be looking at this very carefully and with understandable wariness. I wonder how the Minister will manage...
  • Euro 2016: Fan Violence - Statement 14 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I am very apprehensive—in fact, I am almost paranoid—that a sword of Damocles is hanging over the England team. My worry is that somebody or some group of people could trigger an event during, after or before the match. Can the Minister guarantee that the French authorities and our own authorities will have an enormous presence there to make sure that there is no injustice?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Formerly Member (Labour) Northampton and Blaby, European Parliament (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 25 Jan 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (23 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (8 Oct 2010 to 1 Oct 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (24 Nov 2009 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (11 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Apr 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (26 Nov 2003 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, European Union Committee (12 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (12 Dec 2000 to 20 Nov 2003)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Billingham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 45.80% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 78 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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