Baroness Brinton

Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Railways: East Coast Main Line - Question 30 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the Azuma train appears to have fewer disabled spaces than the current high-speed trains. Can the Minister confirm that first, that will be rectified, and secondly, that passengers will not be able to store suitcases in the wheelchair spaces? Becky Whitworth could not get on a train because the entire space was filled with cases.
  • Affordable Housing - Motion to Take Note 25 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to my noble friend Lord Shipley on securing this important debate on affordable housing. I will focus solely on the provision of new affordable housing for people with disabilities, including long-term illnesses. The 2011 census reported that, overall, 29.8% of households have a person with a disability; 3.3% of households have a wheelchair user, whose...
  • Immigration - Statement 25 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the Minister referred repeatedly to guidance. First, will she inform the House which Minister signed off the guidance? Secondly, she seems to be agreeing that a target culture is wrong. Does that mean that we still have a target for immigration of fewer than 100,000?

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 46 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 74.56% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 164 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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