Lord Grocott

Former MP

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How Lord Grocott voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords 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
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Lord Grocott hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Universal Credit — Question 30 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I listened carefully to the Minister’s response to my noble friend Lord McAvoy, and although it was quite a lengthy response, it was pretty clear to me that, in relation to the Treasury at any rate, he did not answer the question. So given that it was a splendid question and a not-so-good answer, could the Minister please put a copy of the full details of a proper response in...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Health Education England 30 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 Healthcare Education England.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Health and Wellbeing Boards 29 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 staff were appointed to each of the Health and Wellbeing Boards established by the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

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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 30 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 89.48% 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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