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 moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails

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Lord Anderson of Swansea occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Landlord and Tenant Acts — Question 29 Jul 2014

    The noble Baroness, Lady Gardner, has been an assiduous champion of tenants over many years. Will the Minister give an undertaking to invite her to his round table?
  • South Sudan — Question 28 Jul 2014

    My Lords, of the Governments who are most concerned, Uganda and Kenya are members of the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth has substantial experience in the field of internal reconciliation. Do the Government see any role for the Commonwealth and for members of the Commonwealth in this sad situation?
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights — Motion to Take Note 24 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Alton, on his timely initiative. He gave many examples. In Mosul last weekend the Islamic state effectively declared war on the Christians of Iraq. They may soon be given the choice: convert or face the sword. Some 200 schoolgirls, as yet unaccounted for, were taken by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. In May we learnt of the fate of Meriam Ibrahim...

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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 39 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 70.29% 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") 230 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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