Baroness Williams of Trafford

The Minister of State, Home Department


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Hate Crime: Females 23 May 2018

    It is difficult to assess how many crimes have been perpetrated by or against people identifying as trans because the Home Office holds information on notifiable crimes reported to and recorded by the police but this does not include whether a victim or perpetrator of a crime identifies as trans. In February 2018, the Office for National Statistics published articles on the natures of violent...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery 23 May 2018

    Border Force has a role in identifying victims and perpetrators of modern slavery as they arrive in the UK. At the primary checkpoint, Border Force Officers have the unique advantage of being the first point of contact with UK authorities for many vulnerable children and adults as well as the criminals who traffic them. New technological capabilities such as eGates offer a high standard of...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Slavery 23 May 2018

    We have always been clear that Border Force has the resources it needs to secure the border Border Security is achieved through a multi- layered system of capabilities, including: people, technology, intelligence, and joint working. All frontline officers undertake training in keeping children safe, Section 55 safeguarding responsibilities, trafficking indicators, the National Referral...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 November 2013

Currently held offices

  • The Minister of State, Home Department (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (12 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) (10 Sep 2014 to 7 May 2015)
  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (8 Apr 2014 to 7 May 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Williams of Trafford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 93.02% 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 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 898 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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