Baroness Berridge

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (Minister for Women)

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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MPs are not required to designate a proxy, and may instead pair with an opposing MP to miss a vote. Parliament does not record when two MPs have come to a pairing arrangement, so on TheyWorkForYou, they will both appear to have been absent for the vote.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Women and Equalities: Safe To Be Me: A Global Equality Conference on LGBT Rights 17 May 2021

    My Rt. Hon. Friend the Minister for Women and Equalities (Elizabeth Truss) has made the following statement to the House of Commons: The UK is a global leader for equality at home and abroad, driven by a fierce belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed at whatever they wish to do and to love whoever they want to love. We proudly support, defend and champion the rights of LGBT...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 12 May 2021

    My Lords, on behalf of your Lordships’ House, I thank Her Majesty for her gracious Speech and am grateful for the privilege of opening today’s debate on the Motion for a humble Address. Today I shall outline the Government’s plans to support the economy, business, education and health to build back better from the Covid-19 pandemic. However, it is important to stop and recognise those...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (Minister for Women) (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (since 13 Feb 2020)
  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (29 Jul 2019 to 19 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (9 Jul 2015 to 2 Sep 2019)
  • Member, Social Mobility Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 16 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Oct 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (24 Mar 2011 to 1 May 2012)

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