Lord Adonis


A selection of Lord Adonis's votes

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

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Lord Adonis hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • National Infrastructure — Motion to Take Note 22 Jan 2015

    My Lords, this has been an excellent debate and I congratulate the Minister on his highly constructive speech and on the great work that he is doing. It is striking how broad has been the support across the House for the establishment of an independent national infrastructure commission, including from Conservative Members and from the Minister himself. I think he came as close as he could to...
  • National Infrastructure — Motion to Take Note 22 Jan 2015

    My Lords, the case for improving investment in and planning for the country’s infrastructure is compelling and I hope that today’s debate will promote consensus in working towards this goal from all sides of the House. Although the value of investing in infrastructure is increasingly understood and supported by politicians and the public alike, we have got to make it happen, and...
  • Economic Leadership for Cities — Motion to Take Note 11 Dec 2014

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lords, Lord Goddard and Lord Scriven, and the noble Baroness, Lady Janke, on their excellent maiden speeches. They add lustre to the distinguished group of former and current leaders of local authorities in the House who play such a big part in our debates, and who will promote even more forcibly in future the cause of cities in our deliberations. I note...

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord 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 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above 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") 771 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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