Lord Anderson of Swansea

Former MP, Swansea

Labour

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How Lord Anderson of Swansea voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lord Anderson of Swansea occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill — Question 16 Dec 2014

    My Lords, it is clearly counterintuitive to say that there is no linkage of the practice to certain ethnic communities. As the practice is clearly illegal, can the noble Earl tell us how many prosecutions there have been, how many of them were successful, and whether he believes that any sanctions are sufficient?
  • Trade Balance — Question 11 Dec 2014

    There has traditionally been a deficit on our balance of trade, but always this has been counterbalanced by a large surplus on our service industries. Will the Minister therefore pay tribute to them, including the creative industries and the City, for ensuring that?
  • Soft Power and Conflict Prevention — Motion to Take Note 5 Dec 2014

    Surely the question may not be one just of leaving the ECHR but of considering the judgments as purely advisory.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2005

Previously MP for Swansea East until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

Also represented Swansea East; Monmouth

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Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 69.80% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 5 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Anderson of Swansea’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 249 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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