Lord McNally

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord McNally's votes

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

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Lord McNally occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Deregulation Bill: Report (3rd Day) 11 Feb 2015

    Another gem is lost to us from the noble Lord, Lord Jones. Let us not confuse this issue: the protection of a statutory instrument is not the same as the protection afforded by being in primary legislation. It is that protection of primary legislation that I want to give to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. I have no doubts about my noble friend’s commitments, but we live in...
  • Deregulation Bill: Report (3rd Day) 11 Feb 2015

    My Lords, I am not sure that I can give the same assurance to the Minister about withdrawing my amendment because, as I will try to explain, even the offer he may make—that the Equality and Human Rights Commission will be excluded from future statutory instruments—will not relieve the commission from the sword of Damocles that is hanging over it, as a future Government could bring...
  • Prisoners: Work — Question 8 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I declare an interest as chair of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Does the Minister not agree that the most effective work in prison is that which leads to employment outside? Would he like to take this opportunity to commend those employers who have participated in Through the Gate training towards getting a prisoner a job after imprisonment as a means of...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Became a Lord in 1995

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 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 71.81% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1301 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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