Lord Gordon of Strathblane

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

Recent appearances

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

    My Lords, obviously this is going to be a very long debate, but frankly we do not talk about death nearly enough. After all, it is going to happen to us all. As Mark Twain said, death and taxes are the only two certainties in life. We seem to spend an inordinate amount of time finding out what our prospective Members of Parliament think about taxation, but given the timescale referred to by...
  • Northern Ireland: Illegal Petrol and Diesel — Question 15 Jul 2014

    Will the Minister consider publishing all the available data on quite legitimate cross-border traffic? It might further illuminate the debate on Scottish independence, where many people feel that you can have differential rates north and south of a land border without any apparent change in consumer behaviour.
  • Scotland: Independence — Motion to Take Note 24 Jun 2014

    My Lords, somewhat more than 50 years ago I presented a series of programmes on Scottish television called “Scots Abroad”, which broadly celebrated the wholly disproportionate role that Scots had played in the building of the British Empire and, subsequently, the Commonwealth—whether by colonisation, occasionally by conquest or by administration. Scotland also benefited...

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord in 1997


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  • Has spoken in 6 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 62.75% 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") 92 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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