Baroness Berridge

Conservative Peer

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs were less able to vote in Parliament in certain periods, and this will be reflected by absences in their voting record.

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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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Recent appearances

  • OFCOM (Duty regarding Prevention of Serious Self-harm and Suicide) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 3 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I too am very grateful to the noble Baroness, Lady Finlay, for introducing this Private Member’s Bill, with supplements the lengthy Online Safety Bill that your Lordships’ House discussed earlier this week. That Bill would set up Ofcom as an online safety regulator. At first, I thought that this Bill was “getting on the front foot” legislation, but it is more aptly...
  • Mobile Homes (Pitch Fees) Bill - Second Reading 3 Feb 2023

    My Lords, I am grateful to my noble friend Lord Udny-Lister for introducing this small but important Bill, and hope to hear that His Majesty’s Government will support it. It is a shame, however, that during the cost of living crisis England has been behind Wales in making this change for these residents. Most of these mobile or park home sites restrict occupants, within their site rules, to...
  • Hillsborough Families Report: National Police Response - Commons Urgent Question 2 Feb 2023

    My Lords, it has been 34 years since this happened and many other institutions are now involved, such as the Independent Office for Police Conduct and the IPSO. Can my noble friend the Minister outline whose responsibility it is now to ensure that this does not happen again, and to walk back through the whole process to check that the institutions we now have in place would have prevented...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill (since 19 Jul 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade) (Minister for Women) (13 Feb 2020 to 17 Sep 2021)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education (13 Feb 2020 to 17 Sep 2021)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (29 Jul 2019 to 19 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (20 Jun 2019 to 23 Jul 2019)
  • 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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