Baroness Brinton

Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Carers: Support - Question 17 Jun 2019

    My Lords, 160,000 young carers have been assessed and can get support, but it is thought that there are up to 800,000 young carers. Councils have admitted to the Young Carers Trust that they cannot assess these young people at all. Some of them are doing over 50 hours of caring a week. They know that it is impacting their own physical and mental health. A third of young carers drop out of...
  • Access to Palliative Care Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I echo the congratulations to the noble Baroness on her Private Member’s Bill, which takes us considerably further forward than the debate we have had over the past two to three years—indeed, for much longer. For far too long, patients across England have been victims of a system of palliative care that lacks not only consistency but the resources to help them. Currently there...
  • Unpaid Carers: Support - Question 13 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that unpaid carers receive the support to which they are entitled.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 February 2011

Currently held offices

  • Party Chair, Liberal Democrats (since 1 Jan 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Equality Act 2010 and Disability Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 15 Mar 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Brinton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 75.14% 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") 182 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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