Lord Dykes

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Dykes's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • European Union: Reform — Question 6 Jul 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect to announce the results of their discussions about the European Union reform agenda with other member states.
  • European Union: Reform — Question 6 Jul 2015

    I thank the Minister for that Answer. I hope I will not embarrass her if I express great commiseration and sympathy for the task ahead for her and fellow Ministers with this portfolio. As Kenneth Clarke said very recently of Eurosceptic Tory MPs: “They want us to leave, they don’t want reform … They are all right-wing nationalists”. What on earth will the Government do...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 July 2004

Previously MP for Harrow East until 8 April 1997 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Associate Member, Quilter, Hilton, Goodison Stockbrokers. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Harrow East

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 176 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 73.66% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 72 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") 223 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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