Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Chidgey voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensions Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Lord Chidgey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Ebola — Question 22 Oct 2014

    My Lords, living and working in the remote forest regions along the border of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea is difficult enough in itself—without electricity, without any form of healthcare and without clean water. Adding the problems of trying to deal with Ebola creates a really difficult situation for these people. As a lead aid nation, has the United Kingdom ensured that it is...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: South Sudan 13 Oct 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of the recent announcement by the government of South Sudan that all foreign workers must leave that country; and what effect they expect that announcement to have on the United Kingdom’s aid, stabilisation and development programmes there.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Stabilisation Unit 26 Sep 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the individual cost of preparing deployable civilian experts, civil servants and police officers for service abroad with the Stabilisation Unit broken down by (1) medical examinations, (2) security clearance, (3) Hostile Environment Acclimatisation Training, and (4) helmet, bullet proof jacket and first aid equipment.

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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

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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 44 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 61.37% 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.
  • 9 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Chidgey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 84 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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