Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Chidgey voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Lord Chidgey occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Libya 24 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the recent Libyan general election, and in particular the impact of violence on the turnout; and whether they plan to increase development aid and to provide expertise to help stabilise the country.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Stabilisation Unit 24 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many active members of the Civilian Stabilisation Group are (1) deployable civilian experts, and (2) members of the Civil Service Stabilisation Cadre; in the last year, how many of each group, including serving police officers, have been deployed on stabilisation missions; and what is the numerical size, including Crown Agents support, and annual cost...
  • Uganda: LGBT People — Question 23 Jul 2014

    Is my noble friend aware that President Barack Obama has described Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act as odious, and that in June the US Government announced sanctions against Ugandans involved in human rights abuses? There has also been a shift in funding from the Ugandan health ministry to alternative organisations. Will our Government reconsider and follow the lead of the Americans?

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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 25 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 45 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 61.43% 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") 84 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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