Lord Anderson of Swansea

Former MP, Swansea

Labour

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How Lord Anderson of Swansea voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Lord Anderson of Swansea occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Free Trade Agreement: US and EU — Question 23 Oct 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the prospects for the free trade agreement between the United States and the European Union.
  • Free Trade Agreement: US and EU — Question 23 Oct 2014

    My Lords, the Minister will be well aware that at the EU Council meeting in June 2013 the French won a signal victory by using their political veto under the cultural exemption to exclude audio-visual services from the negotiating mandate because they considered them a matter of national interest. I should also mention that the Commission was given leave to produce further changes to the...

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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

Expenses

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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 45 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 70.26% 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") 239 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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