Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan

Former MP, Clackmannan


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How Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Source
  • Voted strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • 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 very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly against a wholly elected House of Lords Source
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Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotland within the United Kingdom — Statement 13 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I think that there is a feeling of relief rather than triumphalism in Scotland. Many of us who were the poor bloody infantry in the campaign were conscious that it took rather a long time for the no campaign’s message to be expressed with the clarity that resulted in the 10% majority. It is also to be said that this document is welcome because it is a clear exposition of what...
  • Fuel Poverty — Question 17 Jul 2014

    My Lords, can the noble Baroness tell us when the strategy will be announced, which is what my noble friend—whom I am delighted to see back in the House—asked this morning? Those of us who are associated with organisations such as National Energy Action are getting rather impatient at the length of time that this is taking to be produced. The statistics are now available. A number...
  • Economy: Manufacturing — Motion to Take Note 3 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I welcome the opportunity to debate manufacturing today, and I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Wilcox, for her success in getting this on to the Order Paper. Manufacturing accounts for just over 10% of output but it would appear to be on the edge of expansion. I know that in some circles there is a sense of euphoria about recent progress, and the improvements are to be welcomed....

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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 House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Ochil; Stirlingshire East and Clackmannan


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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Trade & Industry Committee (to 11 Apr 2005)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — 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 68.65% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 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") 82 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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