Baroness Janke

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

Liberal Democrat Peer

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit: Managed Migration - Statement 23 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I too am grateful to the Minister for repeating the Answer to the Urgent Question and would like to ask some questions about the pilot. I am not completely familiar with processes of this kind and am grateful to the noble Baroness for raising a lot of issues that had occurred to me. I would be grateful if we could have more detail of the scope, approach and methodology of the pilot,...
  • Universal Credit: Managed Migration - Statement 23 Jul 2019

    Did the Minister say there would be a report on the pilot? I specifically asked whether there would be a report which could be scrutinised and, if necessary, debated.
  • Child Support (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve 2 Jul 2019

    My Lords, clearly, we are in favour of all measures to ensure that children are getting the financial support they need. A large part of this is making sure that both parents contribute to the raising of a child, through official child support or otherwise. According to the charity Gingerbread, child maintenance alone lifts a fifth of low-income single parents out of poverty. Where parents...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 November 2014

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (since 29 Aug 2019)
  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 20 Mar 2018)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)


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  • Has spoken in 26 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 66.13% 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") 57 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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