Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland

Former MP, Bishop Auckland

Labour

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How Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Lord Foster of Bishop Auckland hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2005

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

Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office (3 May 1997 to 5 May 1997)

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
  • Has voted in 62.56% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 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") 10 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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