Lord Grocott

Former MP

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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 EU Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Entrepreneurs’ Relief — Question 26 Feb 2015

    Did I hear the Minister refer to the Government’s “long-term economic plan”? I knew that, in the other place, Conservative Members of Parliament were obliged to say that in all their speeches on every conceivable occasion but I had not realised that the implant was operating in the brains of Liberal Democrats as well. Can he confirm whether that is the case?
  • National Curriculum: Animal Welfare — Question 24 Feb 2015

    My Lords, the Minister gave a rather strange reply to an earlier question on the Hunting Act: that, somehow or other, properly educated pupils will be able to make up their own minds on the subject. It is not a question of making up one’s own mind on the subject. When a law of the land has been passed by both Houses of Parliament, the assumption is that people will obey it. I hope that...
  • Recall of MPs Bill — Report (Continued) 10 Feb 2015

    I would have preferred the amendment of my noble friend Lord Soley, but this one is eminently sensible. The idea of a review after six years appeals to me. I put in an early bid to be a member of the reviewing committee, so that I could have the great pleasure of pointing out that the whole operation really was a waste of time, and being able to employ my favourite phrase: “I told you...

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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 34 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 88.94% 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") 312 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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