Lord Sutherland of Houndwood


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  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Children’s Centres — Question 13 Jul 2015

    My Lords, the Minister rightly stressed the role of children’s centres in dealing with the special needs of families and children. Will the same principle of targeting inform the Government’s plans for rolling out the extra 15 free hours of childcare?
  • Childcare Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) (Continued) 1 Jul 2015

    My Lords, I promise to be very brief and offer one comment and one suggestion. The comment is that there is a huge range of possible needs under SEN and we need to unpick them at some point. This is not the time to do that, but it leads to my second point. Many of the issues covered by these amendments are of a practical nature and I wonder how far study of them could be incorporated into the...
  • Childcare Bill [HL] — Committee (1st Day) 1 Jul 2015

    My Lords, I want to focus briefly on one word in the amendment proposed by my noble friend Lady Massey—the word “paramount”. It will make a huge difference as to how choices are made when it comes to implementing this Bill. There will be hard choices of a financial nature, about commitments to manifestos and about the kind of care provided. As a principle, it may read like...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Affordable Childcare Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 13 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (1 Dec 2004 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (L) (3 Dec 2003 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (3 Dec 2003 to 12 Nov 2009)


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  • Has spoken in 11 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 18.88% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 133 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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