Lord Bannside

DUP

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How Lord Bannside voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPsDetails
  • Has never voted on increasing the rate of VATDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Has never voted on replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons systemDetails

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Lord Bannside never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Mull of Kintyre Review — Statement 13 Jul 2011

    My Lords, as the representative for North Antrim in another place at the time of this happening, this is a sad day. Yet it has some gladness about it, because the record of the two men concerned is now clear. That is a great relief to the families and to those of us who have followed this carefully. I, as the MP for that area, followed it very carefully and in fact raised it in another place....
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Speaker’s Business: End of Mandate 23 Mar 2011

    It seems that some of us are finishing our course. It is 41 years since I walked in here as an elected Member for my constituency in Antrim. Now, I feel as if I look only 41, but that is not so, for the facts are against us. We are all moving away from youth to middle age. When we look at one another, we see that we have spread a bit in our middle age and are weakening in our old age....
  • Tunisia — Statement 17 Jan 2011

    My Lords, I am sure that we are glad of the Statement that we heard from the Minister tonight. However, I will stress one matter. Why did this come as a terrible surprise to the people in this area? Were the Government not aware that the matter was underneath the surface? We welcome the European part of the question. That must be worked on, because we need strong resistance to what has taken...

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DUP Peer, Former DUP MLA for North Antrim

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Topics of interest

  • Northern Ireland
  • Defence
  • Constitutional Affairs
  • Terrorist Attacks
  • Northern Ireland Police Fund
  • Smoking
  • Decommissioning
  • Bioscience and Technology Institute

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below 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 very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 9.36% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 6 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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