Lord Dykes

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Dykes voted
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  • Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted moderately against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted moderately for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Lord Dykes occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Gaza — Question 17 Jul 2014

    My Lords, will HMG work really hard from now on to ensure that the United States stops automatically vetoing UN Security Council resolutions which bring peace in the Middle East? This allows Israel to disobey international law, as was also said by the noble Lord, Lord Deben. This is absolutely essential, because there have been nearly 40 vetoes since 1968, allowing Israel just to flout...
  • European Commission: UK Member — Question 10 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to announce the name of the next United Kingdom member of the European Commission.
  • European Commission: UK Member — Question 10 Jul 2014

    With the wise reminder last week of the noble Lord, Lord Kinnock, should not HMG deliberately and carefully make sure that they choose an ideal candidate on this occasion, because of the urgent matters in hand for the European Commissioner? The candidate should be an articulate, international, sagacious, knowledgeable person—maybe female again, like her predecessor—someone who...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

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 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 15 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 73.70% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 8 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 215 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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