Lord Sutherland of Houndwood


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

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Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

Recent appearances

  • Birmingham Schools — Statement 22 Jul 2014

    My Lords, there is much to welcome and to ponder in today’s report. There is an underlying issue of knowing what is going on in schools to which I will draw attention by asking two related questions. I suggest that one of the key sources will always be responsible teachers and head teachers. Is there any way of devising a route that they can follow to raise questions about serious...
  • Higher Education — Motion to Take Note 9 Apr 2014

    My Lords, I do not wish to break the rules of the programme “Just a Minute” so I shall try to avoid repetition, and will not talk about my days at Cambridge; nor will I retreat to talk about my time at Aberdeen University, both of which served me excellently well. The first-rate opening speech by the Minister was followed by an excellent speech by my noble friend Lady Morris. Both...
  • Immigration Bill: Report (2nd Day) 3 Apr 2014

    My Lords, in support of the excellent and measured speech of the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, and of the other signatories to this amendment, I offer not a speech but a quotation. It runs as follows: “One of the biggest categories of ‘immigrants’ is overseas students—176,000 last year, over a third of the total. They are not immigrants but they are defined as such because...

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 19.08% 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") 125 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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