the Earl of Erroll


A selection of the Earl of Erroll's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Online Safety Bill [HL] — Second Reading 17 Jul 2015

    My Lords, this Bill has absolutely the right good intentions and I am not opposed to what it tries to do; namely, to protect our young from online inappropriate material and adult content. This also applies to other things which the young can access online. The real problem is whether the mechanism will work. Will trying to do it this way be effective? Because I have been involved in the...

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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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