Lord Gordon of Strathblane


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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Proposed Changes to the Standing Orders of the House of Commons — Motion 21 Jul 2015

    When the noble Lord makes that statement, I think he fails to take account of the wording of the Motion and the opening remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Butler, which are expressly that it is expedient that a Joint Committee be set up—not that this House sets one up, simply that it is expedient that it be set up. That is surely rather important.
  • Davies Commission Report — Statement 1 Jul 2015

    Does the Minister agree that the only way to ensure regional connectivity is to regard airline slots as the national asset that they are and not leave them to airlines to cut regional services and instead introduce more lucrative long-distance services? More capacity will not improve regional connectivity unless it is destination specific.
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 1 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I join most of the other speakers today in supporting the idea of some form of constitutional body which will ensure that we do not develop things on a piecemeal basis. I am reluctant to call it either a convention or a convocation because both of those imply rather large bodies. I do not think we need that. I think we need something like a planning authority, as it were. We need a...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

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


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  • Has spoken in 9 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 63.01% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 98 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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