Baroness Williams of Trafford Portrait

Baroness Williams of Trafford

Conservative - Life peer

Became Member: 20th September 2013

Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords)

(since September 2022)

Baroness Williams of Trafford is not a member of any APPGs
Minister of State (Home Office)
17th Jul 2016 - 6th Sep 2022
Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)
9th Jan 2018 - 13th Feb 2020
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government)
12th May 2015 - 17th Jul 2016
Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
8th Apr 2014 - 7th May 2015
Lords Spokesperson (Department of Business, Innovation and Skills)
10th Sep 2014 - 7th May 2015


Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 29th February 2024
12:15
Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 21st March 2024
12:15
Division Votes
Tuesday 6th February 2024
Electoral Commission Strategy and Policy Statement
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 152 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 175 Noes - 159
Speeches
Wednesday 21st February 2024
Hate Crimes
My Lords, it is the turn of the noble Baroness, Lady Fox.
Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022
A Bill to make provision about the police and other emergency workers; to make provision about collaboration between authorities to …
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Baroness Williams of Trafford has voted in 534 divisions, and 3 times against the majority of their Party.

5 Jul 2022 - Sitting Times - View Vote Context
Baroness Williams of Trafford voted No - against a party majority and against the House
One of 11 Conservative No votes vs 99 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 158 Noes - 124
12 Sep 2023 - Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill - View Vote Context
Baroness Williams of Trafford voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 11 Conservative No votes vs 22 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 25 Noes - 32
12 Sep 2023 - Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill - View Vote Context
Baroness Williams of Trafford voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 13 Conservative No votes vs 23 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 30 Noes - 39
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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
Lord Rosser (Labour)
(148 debate interactions)
Lord Paddick (Non-affiliated)
(146 debate interactions)
Lord Kennedy of Southwark (Labour)
Shadow Chief Whip (Lords)
(75 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(2271 debate contributions)
Department for International Development
(103 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(87 debate contributions)
Leader of the House
(23 debate contributions)
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View all Baroness Williams of Trafford's debates

Lords initiatives

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


2 Bills introduced by Baroness Williams of Trafford

Introduced: 9th March 2021

A Bill to make provision about the police and other emergency workers; to make provision about collaboration between authorities to prevent and reduce serious violence; to make provision about offensive weapons homicide reviews; to make provision for new offences and for the modification of existing offences; to make provision about the powers of the police and other authorities for the purposes of preventing, detecting, investigating or prosecuting crime or investigating other matters; to make provision about the maintenance of public order; to make provision about the removal, storage and disposal of vehicles; to make provision in connection with driving offences; to make provision about cautions; to make provision about bail and remand; to make provision about sentencing, detention, release, management and rehabilitation of offenders; to make provision about secure 16 to 19 Academies; to make provision for and in connection with procedures before courts and tribunals; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 28th April 2022 and was enacted into law.

Introduced: 7th January 2020

A bill to create a power of arrest, without warrant, for the purpose of extraditing people for serious offences

This Bill received Royal Assent on 22nd October 2020 and was enacted into law.

Baroness Williams of Trafford has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Baroness Williams of Trafford has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament