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We have lots more plain English analysis of Baroness Bakewell’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Baroness Bakewell’s full vote analysis page for more.
Legal recognition for humanist marriages – Baroness Bakewell.
My Lords, 1922 was a very special year. It was the year The Waste Land was published and saw the birth of Philip Larkin and the creation of the BBC—cultural events that echo still to this day. My contribution is going to be about the BBC and my personal experience of it. I first worked for the BBC in the 1950s when I made the sound effects for the horses’ hooves in radio drama. I have...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government how their levelling up plans take into account the needs of the Roma community.
Entered the House of Lords on 25 January 2011
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