Lord Adonis

Labour

A selection of Lord Adonis's votes

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

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Lord Adonis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day) 24 Jun 2015

    My Lords, I would have sympathy with my noble friend Lord Grocott if the mayor were able to act in an untrammelled way. Coming back to the reality of the Bill rather than grand constitutional fears about what might happen if circumstances took a different course, new Section 107C says: “The mayor for the area of a combined authority must appoint one of the members of the authority to be...
  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day) 24 Jun 2015

    I would have more sympathy with that because of course that will be the colleagues from the executive of the combined authority agreeing. But there will still be an issue if it is not possible to appoint a member of the combined authority in whom the mayor has confidence. There are some practical issues here. The choice is already constrained. If you constrain it still further, that will not...
  • Cities and Local Government Devolution Bill [HL]: Committee (2nd Day) 24 Jun 2015

    Perhaps I may ask the noble Lord to reflect on the clear problem that could arise, which is that you might well have a mayor and a deputy mayor who do not get on. The mayor of course is elected with a popular mandate and so has a clear mandate to take office under the provisions of the Bill. It is important that the executive of the combined authority should operate smoothly, efficiently and...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 May 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Secretary of State, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Transport (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 9 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 66.24% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 29 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") 773 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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