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- Became a Lord in 1983
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How the Earl of Arran voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Agriculture: Global Food Security — Debate (12 May 2011)
“My Lords, I join all your Lordships in thanking once again my noble friend Lady Byford for securing this very important debate. She has always been a tremendous supporter of British agriculture in your Lordships' House and she always brings issues of food production to our attention-and very important they are, too. I start by declaring an interest in that my wife is a farmer with an...”
- Rural Communities: Prince's Countryside Fund — Debate (7 Oct 2010)
“My Lords, one of the advantages in speaking for four minutes somewhat late in the debate is that you do not have too long to bore your Lordships by being too repetitive. Much of what I am about to say has been said, and I shall be very brief in my repetition. I, too, begin by congratulating my noble friend Lord Gardiner on securing this debate which is timely and topical. I am also grateful...”
- EU: Directive on the Protection of Animals Used for Scientific Purposes (EUC Report): Motion to Take Note (10 Feb 2010)
“My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Sewel, on chairing our committee so very ably, and I thank him for his generous remarks about me as a barman in Brussels. It is always a great privilege to serve on one of your Lordships' Select Committees, since our discussions frequently touch upon issues in which the public have a very considerable interest. Today is no exception. Opinion...”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 27.22% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 19 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)