Baroness Brinton

Party Chair, Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 19 Feb 2019

    I am grateful that I am able to follow the noble Lord, Lord Lansley, because I think the point is made that this is very much a probing amendment. If the Minister gave reassurances that the contents of the amendment would be the practice followed by the Department of Health and Social Care, many of us would be reassured. We spoke earlier about kidney patients on dialysis, but let me give...
  • Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 19 Feb 2019

    The Minister may recall that I pointed out at Second Reading that the Liberal Democrats had done some mystery shopping for travel insurance. It is not just about insurance for people who have special medical needs. Most of the insurers approached said they could not yet provide anything, because their insurance amounts would be based on whatever the final outcome is. Most of them, including...
  • Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 19 Feb 2019

    I am grateful to the noble Baronesses, Lady Finlay and Lady Thornton, for their contributions to this brief debate, and indeed to the Minister for her response, even though I am somewhat disappointed by it. The point that all three of us were trying to make is that we are asking not for new processes but for reassurance that the costs will be reimbursed to trusts. As the Minister said, there...

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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 42 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 74.71% 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") 175 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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