Occasionally rebels against their party in this parliament
How Lord Anderson of Swansea voted on key issues since 2001
- Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking banDetails
- Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
- Voted strongly against laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
- Voted strongly for Labour's anti-terrorism lawsDetails
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted moderately for the hunting banDetails
- Voted very strongly against an investigation into the Iraq warDetails
- Voted moderately against equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for introducing foundation hospitalsDetails
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cardsDetails
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
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My Lords, it is surely welcome that the intercommunal talks on Cyprus have now recommenced. Does the Minister agree that the positive support of Turkey for this process would be a major boost to its EU ambitions?
My Lords, is it not true that Russia also has emotional connections with other parts of its former empire, including Armenia and Georgia? One cannot rely on that. The sad reality may be, alas, that Crimea may already be in the course of being lost to Ukraine, and that all we can do is try to ensure that eastern Ukraine does not follow the same path—by, for example, ensuring that...
Clearly, Russia has legitimate interests in Ukraine and we should strive to avoid being provocative. How do the Government respond to the suggestion that we should urge the new Ukrainian Government to avoid entering into any military alliance which might be considered by Russia to be provocative?
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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 70.30% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 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") 226 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)