Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Chidgey's votes

See full list of topics voted on

  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Details
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details

New: more analysis of votes on health, welfare, foreign policy, social issues, taxation and more.

Lord Chidgey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • UK Response to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa — Statement 12 Mar 2015

    My Lords, first, I express the concerns from these Benches for the welfare of the young military healthcare worker who is now in the Royal Free Hospital. Our thoughts, too, are of course with her family at this time. We commend the dedication, the skill and the bravery of the UK Armed Forces personnel who have been in Sierra Leone and of course the NHS volunteers who have accompanied them. We...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Democratic Republic of Congo 23 Feb 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in relation to the arrest and reported incommunicado detention of Christopher Ngoyi and other activists in the wake of protests in January against the amendment of electoral law in that country.
  • Ebola — Question 4 Feb 2015

    My Lords, the pharmaceutical industry claims that the reason why an Ebola vaccine had not been developed was that the number of victims was likely to be small compared to, for example, malaria. Does it have nothing to do with the poverty of the people affected or their inability to pay a market price for the drug? Does my noble friend agree that, but for the heroic efforts of hundreds of...

More of Lord Chidgey’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2005

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

Entered House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown

Also represented Eastleigh


Expenses data for MPs is available from 2004 onwards split over several locations. At the moment we don't have the time to convert it to a format we can display on the site so we just have to point you to where you can find it.

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site.
More about this

  • Has spoken in 68 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 128 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 60.59% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 12 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Chidgey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 92 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Please feel free to use the data on this page, but if you do you must cite TheyWorkForYou.com in the body of your articles as the source of any analysis or data you get off this site.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.