Lord Grocott

Former MP

Labour

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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 very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails

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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Israel and Palestine: Humanitarian Aid — Question 24 Jul 2014

    My Lords—
  • Health and Social Care Act 2012: Risk Register — Question 9 Jul 2014

    Can the Minister confirm that one of the unarguable costs of the reorganisation has been the number of people previously employed by the health service as administrators who received their redundancy settlements and pay-offs but were subsequently re-employed by the health service? Will he tell the House how much this has cost—the initial redundancy settlements, the subsequent salaries...
  • Housing: Affordable Housing — Question 12 Jun 2014

    Will the Minister join me in celebrating the achievement of Harold Macmillan, who, in the 1950s, promised and delivered the building of 300,000 houses per year? Can she explain why the achievement of that Conservative Government was so much better than that of this Conservative-led coalition?

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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 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 89.54% 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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