A selection of Lord Avebury's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Avebury’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Avebury’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I, too, begin by congratulating my friend, the noble Lord, Lord Alton, on his masterly presentation of the case for the Bill, and on the assiduity with which he has pursued compensation for mesothelioma sufferers over a great many years with determination and thoroughness. I know how many hours he has spent on this and how many more hours he is likely to spend on it in future, but...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will amend the gov.uk website to reflect the changes made by the Immigration Act 2014 to the British Nationality Act 1981; and whether they will also cause legislation.gov.uk to be updated accordingly.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government which drugs have been delisted from the Cancer Drugs Fund; how many patients are currently being treated with each drug; and what steps they are taking to develop a new system for prescribing each drug.
More of Lord Avebury’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1971
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (16 May 2013 to 18 Nov 2013)
- Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
- Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Spokesperson for the Home Office (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (9 Dec 2008 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, Intergovernmental Organisations Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 7 Jul 2008)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Africa), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (21 Mar 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Civil Liberties), Home Affairs (1 Jun 2005 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, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, Information Committee (L) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, Committee On Religious Offences (15 May 2002 to 10 Apr 2003)
- Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (29 Jun 1983 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (L) (31 Jan 1980 to 28 Oct 1982)
- Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (15 Mar 1978 to 13 Nov 1980)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (20 Nov 1975 to 22 Nov 1976)
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- Has spoken in 53 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 68 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 58.06% 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") 1076 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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