the Earl of Erroll


A selection of the Earl of Erroll's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Cybersecurity: Encryption — Question 27 Oct 2015

    My Lords, I have noticed that when my wife gets communications from local authorities, they start quite correctly with the words “official-sensitive”, which is a security classification for documents to encrypt them. However, they are using a particularly complicated method of doing it. Will the Minister please urge the Government—where they, very sensibly, are going to...
  • Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (Risk of Being Drawn into Terrorism) (Guidance) Regulations 2015: Motion to Approve 17 Sep 2015

    My Lords, I want to say a few things about these regulations because of the opportunity they give me, as the revised Prevent duty guidance is also being reissued in general. I rise because my wife is the chair of governors of a moderate learning difficulty academy in Bedford. She was finance governor for a long time and then took it to academy status as chairman. She has worked very hard for...
  • Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill [HL]: Second Reading 11 Sep 2015

    My Lords, I want to say a couple of brief things in the gap. A dispute such as this happened to my family and it would be useful if a proposal such as this covered it, although I am not sure whether it does. What happened was that there was a privately owned lane with a verge along it. The title deeds to it were probably lost in the mists of time. No one could find them and it did not really...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1978

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (L) (14 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (L) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (17 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)


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  • Has spoken in 7 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 31.30% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 286 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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