Lord Grocott

Former MP


A selection of Lord Grocott's votes

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  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details

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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Economy: Public Finances — Question 24 Mar 2015

    In the interests of clarity, when the Minister refers to the Budget, is he referring to the George Osborne Budget or the Danny Alexander Budget?
  • Electoral Register — Question 19 Mar 2015

    My Lords, since this is all about establishing the identity of people who are eligible to vote, at this stage in the Parliament, five years in, will the Minister acknowledge that one of the numerous mistakes this coalition Government have made—it would take too long to list them—was the early decision to get rid of national identity cards, which would have solved this and many...
  • Ministerial Visits: Travel Costs — Question 18 Mar 2015

    As this is the responsibility of the Cabinet Office, can the Minister update us on what is meant these days by “collective ministerial responsibility”, given that, as my noble friend Lady Hayter said, we hear that there are to be two separate Budget Statements this year? It seems to me and many others that, although there are fundamental irreconcilable differences between the two...

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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 140 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 40 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 88.83% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 40 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • 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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