Lord Avebury

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Avebury voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
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Lord Avebury sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 2 Feb 2015

    Implementing the legislation to incorporate caste as a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010 – Lord Avebury. Oral Questions
  • House of Lords: Oral Questions — Question 29 Jan 2015

    My Lords, when the Procedure Committee recently looked at the method of allocating Oral Questions, it decided not to change to a ballot, as was considered two years ago by that Select Committee on Procedure and rejected then by the House. However, that was on the grounds that the Whips would be able to manipulate the Oral Questions. They do not do that with the Topical Questions here, which...
  • Eritrea and Ethiopia — Question for Short Debate 27 Jan 2015

    Does my noble friend not recognise that the Algiers agreement was final and binding and that both parties had agreed to accept it, so there is no question of negotiations or variations on the settlement? They both must accept it, and, in particular, Ethiopia must agree to the border that was determined by the British judge, Judge Lauterpacht.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Became a Lord in 1971

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 59 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 78 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 58.10% 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.
  • 46 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Avebury’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1065 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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