Sometimes rebels against their party in this parliament
How Lord Avebury voted on key issues since 2001
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schoolsDetails
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum systemDetails
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting banDetails
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquestsDetails
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate changeDetails
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cardsDetails
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rightsDetails
- Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
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My Lords, I hesitate to add to the interruptions that the Minister has already suffered, but I think I can understand what the noble Lord, Lord Patel, was getting at. Clause 33(4) states: “In specifying the amount of a charge under subsection (3)(b) the Secretary of State must … have regard to the range of health services that are likely to be available free of charge to persons...
My Lords, I should like to add a few words to what my noble friend Lady Barker has already said about Amendment 64A which, unlike some of the other amendments in the group, covers postnatal as well as prenatal treatment. We had a meeting with representatives of the Royal College of Midwives, as mentioned by the noble Baroness, and Maternity Action on 27 January and we have taken note of the...
My Lords, it has been the case in the past that people who receive services to which they were not entitled incur a debt. I believe that something like two-thirds of the charges levied on these people lie on the table because they cannot be recovered.
More of Lord Avebury's recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Other offices held in the past
- Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Spokesperson for the Home Office (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Africa), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (With Special Responsibility for Africa), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Civil Liberties), Home Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
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- Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 126 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 58.74% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 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") 1034 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)