Baroness Janke

Liberal Democrat

Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (2nd Day) 20 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I support Amendment 25YR and will speak to Amendment 33A, which is in my name. We certainly need to look much more closely at the duty of online providers and their responsibilities. Amendment 25YR refers to the overarching duty of care that agencies must have to children. Both amendments address the need to oblige these online providers to report incidents on content that are...
  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (1st Day) 22 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I have resubmitted this amendment because we consider this to be a matter of concern. As I have said, the large majority of these counterfeit goods are sold through internet portals and their sale has often resulted in fires and damage. They undermine well-known brands and are a great danger. It is no surprise that the Electrical Safety Council is drawing attention to this issue and...
  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (1st Day) 22 Feb 2017

    I thank the noble Lord for his response. Certainly, his comment that electrical products are specifically being taken into account is reassuring. Will he write to me indicating in what way those goods are being incorporated in the trials, as there is a huge difference between a counterfeit handbag and counterfeit electrical goods? Although the response I received previously stated that trials...

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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)


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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Janke’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.83% 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") 33 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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