A selection of Lord Mandelson's votes
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Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
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Does the noble Lord accept that 60% of British exports are covered by the free trade agreements negotiated and won by the European Union on our behalf—60%?
My Lords, I support what the Prime Minister negotiated in Brussels, and I hope that others on both sides of this House will do so. However we got to this point, we have to realise that it is a national fight that we have on our hands now, not a party one, and for the country’s sake we have all of us got to make sure that the right side wins. We simply cannot allow British business and...
If the noble Lord does not mind, I shall continue. It would mean losing the EU’s preferential trading benefits in foreign markets until such time—and it would be a long time—before we were able to renegotiate them back. It would also potentially mean having to raise our own tariffs on imports for those markets, as they would no longer be covered by WTO-compliant agreements.
More of Lord Mandelson’s recent appearances
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)
- Lord President of the Council (Privy Council Office) (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- The Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (13 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Secretary of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- European Commissioner (22 Nov 2004 to 3 Oct 2008)
- Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (11 Oct 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
- The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (11 Oct 1999 to 24 Jan 2001)
- Secretary of State for Trade (27 Jul 1998 to 22 Dec 1998)
- Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (27 Jul 1998 to 23 Dec 1998)
- Minister without Portfolio (5 May 1997 to 26 Jul 1998)
- Minister without Portfolio (5 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Mandelson’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 21.12% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 110 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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