Baroness Smith of Newnham Portrait

Baroness Smith of Newnham

Liberal Democrat - Life peer

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Defence)

(since August 2019)
International Relations and Defence Committee
25th May 2016 - 28th Jan 2021


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Division Votes
Wednesday 27th April 2022
Judicial Review and Courts Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 70 Liberal Democrat Aye votes vs 0 Liberal Democrat No votes
Tally: Ayes - 219 Noes - 229
Speeches
Wednesday 18th May 2022
Queen’s Speech
My Lords, as the noble Lord, Lord Collins, has pointed out, the gracious Speech was in many ways rather lacking …
Written Answers
Tuesday 30th October 2018
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Combine
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the possible security implications for the UK of the …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
None available
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Baroness Smith of Newnham has voted in 288 divisions, and 6 times against the majority of their Party.

15 Jun 2020 - Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 4 Liberal Democrat Aye votes vs 72 Liberal Democrat No votes
Tally: Ayes - 112 Noes - 388
15 Jun 2020 - Abortion (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 8 Liberal Democrat No votes vs 67 Liberal Democrat Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 355 Noes - 77
28 Apr 2021 - Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 2 Liberal Democrat Aye votes vs 74 Liberal Democrat No votes
Tally: Ayes - 93 Noes - 418
28 Apr 2021 - Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 2 Liberal Democrat Aye votes vs 71 Liberal Democrat No votes
Tally: Ayes - 70 Noes - 409
16 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 18 Liberal Democrat No votes vs 33 Liberal Democrat Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 145 Noes - 179
16 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Baroness Smith of Newnham voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 1 Liberal Democrat No votes vs 36 Liberal Democrat Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 75 Noes - 35
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Baroness Goldie (Conservative)
Minister of State (Ministry of Defence)
(77 debate interactions)
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative)
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
(48 debate interactions)
Lord Tunnicliffe (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Transport)
(16 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Defence
(96 debate contributions)
Home Office
(18 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(13 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Baroness Smith of Newnham, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Baroness Smith of Newnham has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Baroness Smith of Newnham has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

Baroness Smith of Newnham has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Baroness Smith of Newnham has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Baroness Smith of Newnham has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament