Lord Grocott

Former MP


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How Lord Grocott voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted moderately for more EU integrationDetails

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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Schools: Local Oversight — Question 28 Jul 2014

    Whatever the arguments—and they are substantial—between the two sides of the House on the merits of the Government’s policy of allowing so great a range of different administrations for secondary schools, what is unarguable, as I am sure the Minister will agree, is that the Government’s programme has resulted in a huge increase in the Secretary of State’s...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: NHS England 28 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 9 July (HL Deb, col 216), how many managerial and clerical appointments have been made to NHS England.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Membership of EU 28 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury's speech to the Centre for Transatlantic Relations in Washington on 26 June, of how many jobs in each sector is the 3.3 million that the HM Treasury analysis says are connected to Britain's place in the European Union comprised.

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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 29 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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