the Earl of Arran

Conservative

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How the Earl of Arran voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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the Earl of Arran occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Assisted Dying Bill [HL]: Second Reading 18 Jul 2014

    My Lords, death is not a pretty affair. Thus it was a most humbling experience and a great privilege to have been appointed to your Lordships’ committee in 2005 to take evidence on assisted suicide. Not only did we travel to Europe, including a visit to Dignitas, but we travelled also to the US state of Oregon to examine very carefully the operation of the Death with Dignity Act, which...
  • Rural Economy — Motion to Take Note 3 Jul 2014

    My Lords, as we move towards the 2015 general election, clear policy direction is emerging from each party regarding their manifestos. The Chancellor, for example, fired an opening shot last week in Manchester proposing the building of HS3 and the development of a northern city linking Manchester and Leeds to rival the unstoppable growth of London. This suggests that the next election seems...
  • Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee — Motion to Take Note 19 Mar 2014

    My Lords, I think that it is reasonable to say that, when the committee first met, we had a fair degree of scepticism about such a legacy and that, if a legacy did exist, it would be minimal. Under the very able chairmanship of the noble Lord, Lord Harris of Haringey, and with unswerving guidance from our clerks, this, disappointingly, proved to be the case. Although the Government’s...

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Became a Lord in 1983

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 28.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 21 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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