Baroness Shields

Conservative

Recent appearances

  • Growing up with the Internet (Communications Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 7 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interest as the Prime Minister’s special representative on internet safety. While this is not exactly the role envisioned by the committee of a children’s digital champion, noble Lords may be assured that child safety online is a personal life mission for me and I commit to doing my very best on behalf of children. I commend the Communications Committee on...
  • A Manifesto to Strengthen Families - Motion to Take Note 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interest as the Prime Minister’s special representative on internet safety. I welcome the manifesto and support it wholeheartedly. Technology is transforming childhood and family life beyond recognition, and for this manifesto to achieve the desired results of stronger, more resilient families, we must examine the impact on family relationships of the increasing...
  • Social Media: Online Abuse - Question 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, the growth of the internet has brought us many opportunities but unfortunately, all too often, it has been exploited by those who seek to use it as a tool to spread hatred and to target individuals and communities because of who they are or what they believe. The Government are determined to do everything possible to stamp out hate crime. The UK already has some of the strongest...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 October 2014

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security (3 Dec 2015 to 15 Jun 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Internet Safety and Security (13 May 2015 to 21 Dec 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Shields’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 69.73% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 26 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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