A selection of Baroness Verma's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 12 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Verma’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Verma’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I refer to my interests, as listed in the register. It is welcome that the Government have referred to social care in the gracious Speech. However, adult social care is in crisis and has been for a number of years. The issues of cost and funding will only get more difficult if Governments are not willing to see the social care sector through the same lens as they see the NHS. As a...
My Lords, I start by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, for securing this incredibly important debate. As he and other noble Lords have said, this issue is incredibly complex. Inequalities come in all shapes and sizes. I want to focus on something that brought this issue home to me. During the recent mayoral elections in Leicester, I came across a large part of my city’s population that...
If you are a citizen of this country, you should have access to learning English. If you do not come into this country with English skills, you should be able to access them. I am deeply worried that cultural discrimination already exists in some communities; I put my south Asian community at the forefront of this issue. We reinforce it by not enabling people to break out; they do not know...
More of Baroness Verma’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2006
Positions held at time of appointment: Founder, Domiciliary Care Services UK Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)
Currently held offices
- Member, European Union Committee (since 13 Sep 2016)
- Chair, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 13 Sep 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development (12 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (6 Sep 2012 to 7 May 2015)
- Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) (5 Sep 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Lords Spokesperson (Home Office) (Equalities and Women's Issues) (13 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (11 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development) (11 May 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
- - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools and Families), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Children, Schools & Families), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Universities and Skills (4 Jun 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Children, Schools and Families (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Innovation, Universities and Skills (9 Jul 2007 to 4 Jun 2009)
- Shadow Minister, Education (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Health (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Verma’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 75.12% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 433 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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