Lord Chidgey

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Chidgey voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Lord Chidgey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Development: Post-2015 Agenda — Question for Short Debate 2 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to the noble Baroness, Lady Kinnock, on securing the debate and giving those engaged in aid programmes and policy-making the opportunity to discuss these issues. I also congratulate the noble Lord, Lord McConnell, on raising the points that he did, particularly his comments on the Philippines. Quite a few years have passed since I was in Manila, although I...
  • Egypt — Question 27 Mar 2014

    My Lords, the Egyptian Ministry of Justice is on record as saying that most of the 350 people originally sentenced to death were actually tried in absentia and that if they turn up in court they would be entitled to retrials. However, the Egyptian Government are insisting that the death sentences were handed down only “after careful study”. Have the Government advised the Egyptian...
  • Middle East: Syrian Refugees — Question 26 Mar 2014

    My Lords, more than 2.5 million refugees have registered in neighbouring countries, and the number of internally displaced persons in Syria now exceeds 6.5 million. Taken together, that is a total of more than 40% of Syria’s pre-conflict population. More than half the refugees are children, as noble Lords have mentioned. In the absence of progress towards a political solution, the UNHCR...

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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 29 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 41 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 61.39% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 80 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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