Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan

Former MP


A selection of Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan's votes

See full list of topics voted on

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

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Recent appearances

  • Energy Bill [HL] — Second Reading 22 Jul 2015

    My Lords, first, I draw attention to interests which I have declared. I am an officer of a fuel poverty charity and I have advisory roles in one or two other areas of energy. I suppose that a debate of this nature should be determined by the Long Title of the Bill, in so far as that determines the content, but a lot of today’s debate has been about what is not in the Bill rather than...
  • Small Businesses: Late Payment — Question 11 Jun 2015

    I ask the House to take account of my interest in this subject; I am president of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ Group, which represents medium-sized, second-tier firms in the construction industry. It is all very well to say that government departments are behaving better. However, a number of public agencies such as health boards, education authorities and the like are still...
  • Construction Industry — Motion to Take Note 23 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I thank all those who have participated in this debate. When I finished speaking, I realised that there were still a lot of things I wanted to say and I was greatly relieved to find that my colleagues filled most of the gaps I had left. I also thank my noble friend Lord Young and I hope that the Minister will get another chance on another day to reply to the debate in a more...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2005

Previously MP for Ochil until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Ochil; Clackmannan; Stirlingshire East and Clackmannan


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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (L) (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Trade & Industry Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jan 1996 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chair, Trade & Industry Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1988 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (3 May 1979 to 16 Jan 1981)


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More about this

  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 67.90% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 77 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") 84 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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