Lord Sutherland of Houndwood

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

Recent appearances

  • Recall of MPs Bill: Committee (2nd Day) 19 Jan 2015

    I am afraid that the Minister misunderstood what I said. The recall provision can be triggered only if one of the three things is invoked—there is no question about that. It then goes to the petitions commissioner—no question about that. However, the Minister and I, and indeed all noble Lords in this place, know that the discussion that takes place during the 20 days or however...
  • Early Years Intervention — Motion to Take Note 8 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I would suggest “child carer” as an alternative to “childminder”, but that is for further discussion. I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Massey, for securing the debate on this very important topic. I also pay tribute to her for what she does in this area, which is much appreciated, in this House and far beyond. Just for the avoidance of doubt, I have the...
  • Higher Education: Funding — Question 8 Jan 2015

    My Lords, since the changes in the funding of universities have taken place, one of the problems which has come to the surface is the funding of postgraduate students. That is because undergraduates graduate and leave with a fairly large debt, which makes them unready, unwilling and perhaps unable to fund further postgraduate work. Will the noble Baroness go back to the department and look at...

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Became a Lord on 18 July 2001

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 6 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 18.71% 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") 129 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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