Lord Grocott


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How Lord Grocott voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails

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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Voting: Young People — Question 7 Apr 2014

    Does the Minister agree that one of the factors that may lead to young people not registering—or, if they do register, not voting—would be if, prior to an election, a major political party were to promise to fight to reduce tuition fees but immediately after the election join with others to treble them?
  • BBC Licence Fee: Non-payment — Question 1 Apr 2014

    As it seems that there is still no absolute clarity as to the form that the review should take, may I make a suggestion—unauthorised from these Benches—that two critical people to include as part of the review process would be the noble Lords, Lord Grade and Lord Fowler?
  • House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading 28 Mar 2014

    My Lords, inevitably, we are towards the end of a debate—perhaps the end of a process as far as this Parliament is concerned. I just want to thank the two people who have been most involved in this Bill: Dan Byles, a new Member in the House of Commons and, of course, and the noble Lord, Lord Steel, who I suppose we would have to say is probably now in the middle phase of his...

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Labour Peer

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 32 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 89.51% 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") 292 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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