Lord McNally

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord McNally voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately against more EU integrationDetails
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails

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Lord McNally occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Liaison — Motion to Agree 27 Mar 2014

    My Lords, let me make it clear that tabling the amendment in no way changes my opinion of the Lord Chairman of Committees—a comrade in arms. I have tabled the amendment because the Lord Chairman said, in response to the e-mail to which he referred, which was signed by me and the noble Lords, Lord Norton, Lord Hennessy and Lord Forsyth: “When the Liaison Committee last met, I had...
  • Offender Rehabilitation Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments 11 Mar 2014

    My Lords, first I declare an interest as chairman designate of the Youth Justice Board. I am breaking a promise that I made to myself not to intervene in MoJ legislation after leaving the Front Bench. However, I do so here because of unfinished business. When I spoke last, I warned the House that the amendment of the noble Lord, Lord Ramsbotham, was defective, and so it proved to be. I also...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Other offices held in the past

  • Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Ministry of Justice (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Leader In the House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Leader, House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Broadcasting), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (26 Jan 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)


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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 72.36% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 43 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord McNally’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1296 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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