A selection of Lord Falconer of Thoroton's votes
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Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
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Before the noble Lord leaves the subject of the prison system, can he tell the House by how much the education budget will go up?
My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, for his exposition of what was in the gracious Speech. He is a fine advocate on a sticky wicket. Looking at his profile on the Ministry of Justice’s website, I noticed that he used to work for the literary agents Curtis Brown. I am glad to say that my very good friend Ed Balls has chosen Curtis Brown as the agents to promote his new book,...
I knew that noble Lords would be pleased. First, there was the reference to a British Bill of Rights, which has now featured in the gracious Speech for two years in a row, and in almost identical terms. The Human Rights Act 1998 has effected a fundamental change in the relationship between the overmighty state and its citizens. The effect of the incorporation of the convention into our...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Currently held offices
- Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (since 11 May 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Spokesperson (Constitutional and Deputy Priministerial Issues) (17 Oct 2011 to 11 May 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (9 Oct 2006 to 1 Jun 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 12 Oct 2006)
- Member, Constitutional Reform Bill Committee (22 Mar 2004 to 24 Jun 2004)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (16 Jul 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 9 May 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Jun 2003 to 24 May 2005)
- Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor (12 Jun 2003 to 8 May 2007)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System) (29 May 2002 to 12 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Criminal Policy), Home Office (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Housing & Planning) (8 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Minister of State, Cabinet Office (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
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