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Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market
- Also represented South Norfolk
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- Entered the House of Lords on 23 July 2001
- Previously MP for South Norfolk until 14 May 2001 — General election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Norfolk, 1974-2001. Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1985-87; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1987-89; Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1989-90; Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1990-92; Secretary of State for Transport, 1992-94. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 28 February 1974 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Tackling Corporate Tax Avoidance: EAC Report — Motion to Take Note: 8.29 pm (30 Oct 2013)
“My Lords, for a potentially dry and technical subject, we have had a lively and well informed debate. Of course, it is not a dry subject; it is a crucial one that is fundamental to the well-being of our citizens and our businesses. We have had many excellent contributions from noble Lords this evening and I thank them all. I particularly thank my noble friend Lord Lawson for his overgenerous...”
- Tackling Corporate Tax Avoidance: EAC Report — Motion to Take Note (30 Oct 2013)
“My Lords, I am pleased to introduce the report of the Economic Affairs Committee entitled Tackling Corporate Tax Avoidance in a Global Economy: Is a New Approach Needed? I declare my interests, although I think they are pretty remote for this inquiry, as chairman of the British Energy Pension Fund Trustees and of the Eggborough Power Ltd Pension Fund Trustees. I begin by paying tribute to the...”
- Finance Bill: Second Reading (and remaining stages) (15 Jul 2013)
“My Lords, I am very pleased to introduce the report of the sub-committee of the Economic Affairs Committee on the draft Finance Bill 2013. In the time available, it is right that I should focus not on the Finance Bill as a whole, tempted though I am to do so, but on our report, much of which is technical but nonetheless important for that. Indeed, my noble friend has referred to the three...”
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 50.61% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 106 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)