Lord Grocott

Former MP

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How Lord Grocott voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for more EU integration 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
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 27 Jan 2015

    Impact of the next general election date being fixed on 7 May 2015 – Lord Grocott. Oral Questions; 2:30 pm
  • Recall of MPs Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) 19 Jan 2015

    I put the question in a slightly different way. If the Minister is confirming what I think that he has been saying, it is really alarming. I was most interested in the earlier parts of the Bill. Whereas we all know that in a local election campaign for a particular Member in a particular constituency, there are controls over what each candidate can spend which have been there since about the...
  • Recall of MPs Bill: Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) 19 Jan 2015

    I just wanted to hear from the Government Front Bench that in this choice there could be vastly bigger sums of money spent on whether there should be a recall—or on whether there should not. As the Minister knows, I am not at all keen on the Bill, but I am keen that if that decision is made, there must be some equality of expenditure between the two sides of the argument. I find it...

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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 31 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 89.04% 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") 308 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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