Baroness Vere of Norbiton

Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Hate Crime: Prosecutions 20 Nov 2017

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 16 November 2017. The correct answer should have been: In order to charge and prosecute hate crimes, the CPS uses the legal definition provided by the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Criminal Justice Act 2003. The shared police and CPS definition of hate crime is based on the perception of the victim or any other person and...
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Statement 13 Nov 2017

    I, too, reiterate our thoughts for all those affected by the earthquake in Iran. The noble Lord raises a number of issues, and I hope to be able to answer them as well as I can. On diplomatic protection, we are looking at all aspects of this case, and the Foreign Secretary is looking forward to discussing the case with Richard Ratcliffe when he meets him on Wednesday. I believe that the House...
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Statement 13 Nov 2017

    I am not sure that it is really the time now to go into more detail about the Foreign Secretary’s comments. We know exactly what he said and we know now what he has admitted was his mistake. On the point about the legal advice, as with all Foreign Office policies we explore all options that will support or further our objectives. That includes, obviously, working with external lawyers...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 September 2016

Currently held offices

  • Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 21 Dec 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Baroness Vere of Norbiton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 80.72% 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") 38 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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