Lord Grocott

Former MP

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How Lord Grocott voted since 2001
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  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotland: Devolution Commission — Question 22 Oct 2014

    Was the Minister actually saying, in answer to an earlier question, that while it would be fine to create two categories of MP by withdrawing voting rights on certain matters from MPs from Scotland, there would be no question whatever of having two categories of Peer—a matter in which he would have a direct interest? That sounds to me suspiciously like wanting to have your cake and eat...
  • Hansard Society: Audit of Political EngagementQuestion 16 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I declare an interest as chairman of the Hansard Society, which is a broad church including people as widely separated in view as the noble Lord, Lord Tyler, and myself. I put it to the Minister that one thing that really turns the public off is the inordinate length of current election campaigns, which was, I fear, an almost inevitable consequence of fixing parliamentary terms at...
  • Palestine: Recognition — Question 15 Oct 2014

    My Lords—

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 July 2001

Previously MP for Telford until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered House of Commons on 10 October 1974 — General election

Also represented Telford; The Wrekin; Lichfield and Tamworth

Other offices held in the past

  • Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household (29 May 2002 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (12 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 89.14% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 7 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Grocott’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 294 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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