Lord Dykes

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Liberal Democrat

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

Recent appearances

  • Medical Innovation Bill [HL]: Third Reading 23 Jan 2015

    I hope my memory is not at fault when I recall that I have attended all the previous stages of this Bill but deliberately not spoken because I preferred as a lay man to listen to what the medical experts were saying. We have had considerable testimony from them in the previous stages which has helped us make progress. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Saatchi, again. I know it has been done before...
  • Channel Tunnel — Question 22 Jan 2015

    Does my noble friend accept that the prospect of new rolling stock might be one way in which to deal with some of these problems? I declare an interest as a frequent user of the shuttle service, which normally works extremely well and efficiently, not just in the summer but throughout the year.
  • United Nations Secretary-General: Selection — Question 22 Jan 2015

    Will the British Government support and encourage whoever becomes the next Secretary-General to modernise the Security Council arrangements and deal with two disputes that have raged for far too long—50 years and more: namely, Cyprus, where too many people still hark back to the past rather than think about the future; and Israel-Palestine, where the United States has constantly allowed...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Became a Lord on 14 July 2004

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Cap Reform), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 73.85% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 4 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Dykes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 220 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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