Baroness Kidron Portrait

Baroness Kidron

Crossbench - Life peer

1 APPG membership (as of 17 Nov 2021)
Digital Regulation and Responsibility
Communications and Digital Committee
8th Jun 2015 - 1st Jul 2019


Select Committee Meeting
Monday 6th December 2021
14:00
Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 7th December 2021
12:30
Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 8th December 2021
14:00
Division Votes
Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Armed Forces Bill
voted Aye
One of 44 Crossbench Aye votes vs 5 Crossbench No votes
Tally: Ayes - 210 Noes - 190
Speeches
Friday 19th November 2021
Age Assurance (Minimum Standards) Bill [HL]

That the Bill be now read a second time.

Written Answers
Friday 27th November 2020
Trade Agreements: Japan
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will permit onward data transfers of UK personal …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Thursday 27th May 2021
Age Assurance (Minimum Standards) Bill [HL] 2021-22
A Bill to require that age assurance systems for online or digital services or products must meet certain minimum standards; …
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Baroness Kidron has voted in 66 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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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 Barran (Conservative)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
(16 debate interactions)
Baroness Berridge (Conservative)
(4 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Department for International Trade
(7 debate contributions)
Home Office
(3 debate contributions)
Department for Education
(3 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Baroness Kidron, 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 Kidron has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Baroness Kidron has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

2 Bills introduced by Baroness Kidron


A Bill to require that age assurance systems for online or digital services or products must meet certain minimum standards; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 2nd Reading (Lords)
Friday 19th November 2021
(Read Debate)

A bill to amend the Data Protection Act 2018 to grant representative bodies and organisations power to exercise independent complaint and remedy rights on behalf of data subjects


Last Event - 1st Reading (Lords)
Wednesday 29th January 2020
(Read Debate)

Baroness Kidron has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


4 Written Questions in the current parliament

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16th Nov 2020
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of accepting transfers made under Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Privacy Rules on (1) the privacy rights of (a) UK citizens, (b) children, and (c) disadvantaged groups, and (2) the enforcement of data protection provisions under Section 123 of the Data Protection Act 2018.

The UK does not intend for Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to provide a legal basis, as a matter of domestic law, for the cross border transfer of personal data.

The recently agreed UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), for example, does not provide for the onward transfer of UK citizens’ data using the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Border Privacy Rules System (APEC CBPR). It also does not alter the UK’s existing protections as enshrined in the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR, including the age-appropriate design code provisions in the DPA.

The UK is committed to working with international partners to remove unnecessary barriers to international data flows. This includes promoting interoperability between international data protection frameworks, which must ensure personal data is appropriately safeguarded.

Baroness Barran
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
12th Nov 2020
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the monetary value of trade involving personal data between the UK and the EU.

It is difficult to estimate figures for trade values involving personal data specifically, and the closest proxy we have is for data-enabled trade. We estimate that the value of data-enabled services trade between the UK and the EU is £143.7 billion, £91.4 billion of which is exports, and £52.3 billion in imports. These values are derived from the Office of National Statistics 2019 trade figures.

Baroness Barran
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
12th Nov 2020
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the monetary value of trade involving personal data between the UK and Japan.

It is difficult to estimate figures for trade values involving personal data specifically, and the closest proxy we have is for data-enabled trade. We estimate that the value of data-enabled services trade with Japan is £12.9 billion, £7.0 billion of which is exports and £5.9 billion in imports. These values are derived from the Office of National Statistics 2019 trade figures.

Baroness Barran
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education)
12th Nov 2020
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK–Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement will permit onward data transfers of UK personal data under Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Privacy Rules.

The UK is committed to maintaining high standards of protection for personal data, including when it is transferred across borders. Data provisions in Free Trade Agreements including the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) are separate but complementary to the UK’s adequacy process and international data protection frameworks.

Through CEPA, we have agreed to avoid unjustified restrictions on the free flow of data between the UK and Japan, and committed to maintaining a legal framework that provides for the protection of personal information. CEPA only addresses data flows between the UK and Japan and does not address onward transfers to other jurisdictions. The UK has not endorsed the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross Border Privacy Rules System (APEC CBPR).

Lord Grimstone of Boscobel
Minister of State (Department for International Trade)