Lord Maxton

Former MP

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How Lord Maxton voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Lord Maxton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotland: Independence — Motion to Take Note 24 Jun 2014

    My Lords, at this stage of the evening there is always a temptation to start debating rather than delivering a speech, particularly if you have been at the other end of the Corridor, where Members debate much more than they do here. However, I wish to give the noble Lord, Lord Purvis of Tweed, a collective noun—perhaps a “prickle” of thistles might be appropriate. Along with...
  • House of Lords: Labour Peers’ Working Group Report — Motion to Take Note 19 Jun 2014

    Very few MPs spend their whole lives as Members of Parliament. I was a teacher before I became an MP. Others I knew were doctors, lawyers, miners et cetera. The range of experience in the House of Commons is wider than the noble Lord suggested.
  • House of Lords: Labour Peers’ Working Group Report — Motion to Take Note 19 Jun 2014

    My Lords, first, I thank my genuinely noble friend Lady Taylor for the way in which she introduced the report, and for the report itself. It is also a great pity that we do not have her joint chairman, Lord Grenfell, with us. I might not have agreed with his contribution, but it would have been well worth hearing—and as my noble friend says, extremely eloquent. I have a slightly...

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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 85.37% 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.
  • 2 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Maxton’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 80 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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