Lord McNally

Liberal Democrat

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

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Lord McNally occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Divorce (Financial Provision) Bill [HL] — Second Reading 27 Jun 2014

    My Lords, I promised the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, when he took over from me in December, that I would not keep popping up like Banquo’s ghost at MoJ debates to reminisce about my past triumphs. I am making an exception today for three reasons, but, first, I thank the noble and learned Lord, Lord Mackay, for his kind words. I do not know about the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, but I always...
  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) 5 Jun 2014

    My Lords, the guidance invites us today to discuss the economy, infrastructure, transport, energy and local government. As it happens, I want to discuss all those topics but as they apply to one particular place. My full title is Lord McNally of Blackpool. I chose it in recognition of my pride and affection for that town and its immediate locality, the Fylde, where I grew up in the 1940s,...
  • 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...

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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 19 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 72.32% 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") 1297 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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