Lord Maxton


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How Lord Maxton voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of LordsDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Lord Maxton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotland: Independence Referendum — Motion to Take Note 30 Jan 2014

    My Lords, I start by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Lang, for introducing this debate. I go back far enough with the noble Lord. He was the Scottish Whip and I was the opposition Scottish Whip at the same time. That was way back in the 1980s. I also congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Goldie, or Annabel as many of us would prefer to call her, on her maiden speech and the very good way in...
  • Public Services: Economic and Climatic Challenges — Motion to Take Note 23 Jan 2014

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord for being slightly briefer than the time he was allowed. I also congratulate and thank my noble friend Lord Rooker for getting this debate, and for speaking so forcibly on it. Some of us, with not longer memories than that of the noble Lord, Lord Brooke, but with perhaps a more selective memory, of course remember the Rooker-Wise amendment back in the 1970s....
  • Public Services: Economic and Climatic Challenges — Motion to Take Note 23 Jan 2014

    Well, not the debate; the debate is broad but the content so far has been limited. I am not going to talk about floods because, to be honest, I spent the period of the floods in Scotland where, although there were some floods, we did not suffer anything like as much. I spent the new year period on the Isle of Arran, where we have had worse new years than that. We live in a society that is...

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  • Has spoken in 6 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 85.35% 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") 78 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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