Baroness Brinton

Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 1 24 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I have not spoken on the Bill before now, but it is not often that I gasp loudly enough from below Bar for colleagues to turn round to look at me. I was listening to the debate in Committee on the amendments on accessibility tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, and he made a remark about specifically mentioning accessibility and disability rather than just scooping things up in...
  • Housing: Permitted Development Rights - Question 23 Jul 2019

    My Lords, may I very gently correct the Minister? He said, “the London borough of Watford”, but the Borough of Watford is not in London; it proudly sits in Hertfordshire. The planning inspector says very clearly that he is constrained by the GPDO 2015 rules. He says he recognises that, “living without a window would not be a positive living environment”. When planning inspectors are...
  • Mental Health: Weight and Shape-related Bullying - Question 22 Jul 2019

    My Lords, as the co-chair of the APPG on Bullying, I have seen the reports that other noble Lords have referred to. It is good that more investment is going into mental health in the NHS, but schools still need front-line support for many bullied children. Over half of children report that bullying about their size and body image is the leading cause. What can the Government do to ensure that...

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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 36 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 75.80% 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") 189 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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