Lord Avebury

Liberal Democrat

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

Recent appearances

  • Alcohol: Sale to Children — Question 19 Nov 2014

    My Lords, did the Government take or seek advice from the BMA, Alcohol Concern, the Institute of Alcohol Studies or any other organisation concerned with the huge problem of alcohol harm in children?
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Oral Questions 18 Nov 2014

    to ask the Leader of the House whether she will propose to the Procedure Committee a review of the system for tabling oral questions in the House of Lords in respect of the requirement for members to queue.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Wind Power: Planning Permission 18 Nov 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 5 November (HL2193), about planning applications for land-based wind turbines, how many planning applications were called in for decision by the Secretary of State in the last 12 months and how they were disposed of in each case.

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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 51 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 81 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 58.44% 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.
  • 45 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Avebury’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1059 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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