Lord Anderson of Swansea

Former MP

Labour

A selection of Lord Anderson of Swansea's votes

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  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
  • Generally voted against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes

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Profile

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

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Monmouth, 1966-1970 and Swansea East, 1974-2005. Opposition spokesman for foreign affairs, 1983-1992, on defence, 1993-1994 and Shadow Solicitor General, 1994-1995. Chairman, Foreign Affairs Select Committee, 1997-2005. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 31 March 1966 — General election

Also represented Swansea East; Monmouth

Expenses

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Other offices held in the past

  • Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 486 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 69.73% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 99 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 260 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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