Lord Maxton

Former MP

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How Lord Maxton voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Source
  • Voted strongly 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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
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Lord Maxton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Houses of Parliament: World Heritage Site — Question for Short Debate 26 Nov 2014

    My Lords, first, I congratulate the noble Baroness—at one time I would have called her my noble friend—
  • Houses of Parliament: World Heritage Site — Question for Short Debate 26 Nov 2014

    I still can; I thank her very much. She sat in the Commons with me on the Labour Benches and was my noble friend then. I also congratulate her on the very eloquent way in which she put her point of view today. I agree wholeheartedly with her that we must preserve this building and make sure that it fits within the context of the London that we all admire and want to see. Where I disagree with...
  • Houses of Parliament: World Heritage Site — Question for Short Debate 26 Nov 2014

    The costs of the Members of the House of Lords and Members of Parliament are relatively small in comparison to the total cost of the preservation of this building. I do not intend to go into detail, because my time is up, but I dispute the noble Lord’s solution. I think we ought to cut the numbers in this place, yes, and I assume that the Liberal Democrats will be doing so after the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 July 2004

Previously MP for Glasgow Cathcart until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Glasgow Cathcart

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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 85.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 82 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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