Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Chidgey voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
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Lord Chidgey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Eritrea and Ethiopia — Question for Short Debate 27 Jan 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent events in Eritrea and Ethiopia, and of their impact on migration to western Europe.
  • Eritrea and Ethiopia — Question for Short Debate 27 Jan 2015

    My Lords, according to the UN refugee agency, in the first 10 months of 2014, the number of asylum seekers in Europe from Eritrea nearly tripled. In Ethiopia and Sudan, the number of Eritrean refugees also increased sharply. By November, some 37,000 Eritreans had sought refuge in Europe, compared with around 13,000 a year ago. Most asylum requests have been lodged in Sweden, Germany and...

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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

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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 (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (to 11 Apr 2005)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 43 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 60.72% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • 11 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Chidgey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 91 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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