Baroness Brinton

Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Health and Social Care Workforce - Question 13 Dec 2018

    My Lords, in addition to the report referred to, Coram has today published its annual survey confirming that there is not enough care available for older people, with only one in five local authorities reporting enough care in the area to meet demand. As a result, more than 4.3 million people aged 75 and over are living in an area with insufficient social care. The Minister talks about...
  • Housing: Accessibility - Question 4 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I too thank the Minister for the meeting last week, which was extraordinarily helpful. In addition to stiffening the sinews of the Home Builders Federation, would the Minister write to local councils to point out the data that shows that it costs only just over £1,000 to make a new unit disabled-friendly when building it, whereas later adaptations cost a minimum of £20,000?...
  • Rail Franchise Agreements - Question 4 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I am grateful for my noble friend’s Question. I will expand it slightly to look at the particular problem that disabled passengers face in these circumstances. One deaf passenger recently got on to a train and, following a platform change, an audio announcement was made of the need to move to another platform, but no conductor or other staff member walked down the train and the...

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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 45 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 74.67% 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") 168 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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