Lord Gordon of Strathblane


A selection of Lord Gordon of Strathblane's votes

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  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Channel 4: Privatisation — Question 3 Feb 2016

    Does the Minister agree that, operationally, Channel 4 is already in the private sector in that it raises money through advertising, and it cannot do that unless it is successful in attracting an audience for its programmes? Privatisation would simply face it with the obligation of funding that privatisation through either bank interest or dividends to shareholders, all of which is money that...
  • Scotland Bill: Committee (2nd Day) 19 Jan 2016

    My Lords, I shall intervene briefly on two points. First, as regards the discussion about “may” and “must”, while I concede that “may” sounds too permissive and does not adequately reflect Smith, it could be argued that “must” sounds as if one needs to coerce an unwilling UK Government. Surely, the word “shall” would be the obvious...
  • Strathclyde Review — Motion to Take Note 13 Jan 2016

    My Lords, the fact that the report by the noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde, was commissioned as part of a somewhat hysterical overreaction to the defeat that the noble Lord, Lord Balfe, just referred to should not blind us to the fact that it is none the less a very good report. I congratulate him on the speed with which it was produced, its brevity and the contribution of his expert advisers....

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications Committee (25 Nov 2009 to 15 May 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.70% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 102 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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