A selection of Baroness Verma'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
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 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
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.
Will my noble friend give way?
My Lords, for such a critical period in India’s history, this short debate cannot give true justice to the thousands of lives that were lost, injured and impacted on, on that tragic day, 13 April 1919, at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, India. On the instructions of Sir Michael Francis O’Dwyer, the Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, General Dyer ordered troops to fire on men, women and children...
My Lords, we all value the increased living wage—I speak as a provider of social care, and my interests are listed in the register. Will the Government ring fence the extra funding that they rightly put into social care, so that local authorities have to pass it on to providers? Providers have increased costs, and we cannot pass the money on to our care workers because we simply cannot...
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 7 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 77.07% 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") 427 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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