Lord Dykes

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Liberal Democrat

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

Recent appearances

  • House of Lords: Procedures and Practices — Question for Short Debate 4 Dec 2014

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow those comments and the others that reflect the need for modernisation in this place. As a conservative with a small “c”, I also had the feeling when I first came here 10 years ago that one should not really utter any suggestions or ideas about these things for the first 17 years because that would be very pushy and presumptuous, and people...
  • House of Lords: Procedures and Practices — Question for Short Debate 4 Dec 2014

    I am grateful for that correction and for the excellent suggestions of the noble Lord, Lord Trefgarne, and the points that he made today. I do not have the time to go into them. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, for initiating the debate, and for some of his suggestions as well. We had the example of the noble Baroness, Lady Deech, intervening on the noble Lord, Lord Lipsey, and the...
  • EU: Justice Opt-outs — Question 4 Dec 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what recent discussions they have had with the Government of the Republic of Ireland on the United Kingdom’s justice opt-outs under the Lisbon Treaty.

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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 27 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 73.81% 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.
  • 2 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Dykes’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 219 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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