Lord Mandelson

Former MP


A selection of Lord Mandelson's votes

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  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Referendum) Bill — Second Reading 10 Jan 2014

    My Lords, we have heard some excellent speeches in this debate so far, including, charmingly, from the noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde, in a very good five-minute contribution. Having been a member of the European Commission, I think that I can talk with some experience about the need for change in the European Union. My experience has made me decidedly pro-reform of the EU, but not in favour of...
  • High Speed 2 — Motion to Take Note 24 Oct 2013

    My Lords, I strongly welcome this debate and congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Greaves. Like my noble friend who has just spoken, I have been an ardent pro-railway supporter all my adult life but it is precisely for that reason that I do not support HS2, because its sheer cost will suck the very lifeblood out of the rest of the country’s rail system. Originally in government, I, along...
  • High Speed 2 — Motion to Take Note 24 Oct 2013

    I would like to continue, but I will give way to the noble Lord.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2008

Previously MP for Hartlepool until 8 September 2004 — Resigned

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Hartlepool


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Other offices held in the past

  • President of the Council, Privy Council Office (23 Mar 2010 to 11 May 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Lord President of the Council, Privy Council Office (18 Jun 2009 to 23 Mar 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • President of the Council, Privy Council Office (10 Jun 2009 to 18 Jun 2009)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (11 Oct 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
  • Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (27 Jul 1998 to 23 Dec 1998)
  • Minister without Portfolio (5 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 21.51% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 16 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") 109 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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