Baroness Janke

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order 2019 - Motion to Approve 14 Feb 2019

    I thank the Minister for her introduction of the orders and I am privileged to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Drake, who is such an expert on this matter. I too will raise a few points about how inclusive the scheme is. It has been a success; we all recognise that. It has been a very good example of cross-party working on a crucial issue. On inclusivity, the latest figures from the...
  • Social Security (Contributions) (Rates, Limits and Thresholds Amendments and National Insurance Funds Payments) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 11 Feb 2019

    I thank the Minister for his introduction to the orders. The freezing of working age benefits means that tax credits increase benefits only for workers and children who are disabled. This excludes a whole range of benefits which are crucial to many of the poorest people and families. The Resolution Foundation states that the four-year freeze on working age benefits has been, “one of the...
  • Social Metrics Commission - Question 29 Jan 2019

    My Lords, given the variations in poverty rates across the regions—as much as 10%, according to the report—what plans do the Government have to address the specific causes, issues and needs of the regions and to improve the conditions of those in poverty across the country?

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 November 2014

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 20 Mar 2018)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Janke’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 67.09% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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