Lord Avebury

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Avebury's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details

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Lord Avebury sometimes rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Ilois: Resettlement 17 Jun 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking on the possible resettlement of the Chagos Islands; which departments are conducting this work; and whether they will publish any further conclusions they reach on the feasibility and costs of resettlement by those exiles and their descendants who wish to return.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Bahrain: Prisoners 15 Jun 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the arrest and imprisonment of Ms Zainab Al Khawaja whilst attempting to visit her father in prison in Bahrain; and whether they plan to hold discussions with the government of Bahrain about her imprisonment.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Banks: British Overseas Territories 15 Jun 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to improve banking regulation in United Kingdom overseas territories in the light of allegations that companies in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos were used by FIFA officials and executives to facilitate corrupt payments.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords 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 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 80 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") 1073 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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