Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament
What about the two Liberal elections in 1910? The noble Lord presumably now feels that there should have been five years between those two elections.
Perhaps I can nip this in the bud. If the noble Lord insists on referring to me as Earl Grocott, could he at least acknowledge that, contrary to his party and its supporters, when the views of Earl Grocott respecting the voting system were put to the Great British public, they supported the noble Earl by a majority of 2:1 rather than the Liberal Democrats.
My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow my noble friend of many years. He reminded us of the mission creep that might be involved in a Bill such as this, which I will come to in a moment. It is also a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Cooper. It is always a daunting experience to kick off here, but I am sure that he will have no difficulty with the interests that his speech evoked. Those...
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
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