the Earl of Erroll


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How the Earl of Erroll voted since 2001
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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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the Earl of Erroll

Recent appearances

  • Copyright and Rights in Performances (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2014: Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I want to say a few things about this subject, because everyone seems to be so much against these regulations. I, and many other members of the technical community and the general public, welcome them, as they bring some common sense into an area in which the world has moved on from the days of the printing press. That was when copyright was first conceived. Those old laws managed...
  • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Committee 17 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I have not intervened earlier because I have been doing lots of other things, but I wanted to intervene on this amendment and say that I think that this is a sensible approach. I cannot believe that you can produce this Bill within a couple of weeks and then say that we cannot do something better in a year and a half. It seems that we are trying just to push the boundaries out, and...
  • Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill — Committee 17 Jul 2014

    I am sorry; I am not suggesting that there is any at the moment at all. There has been historically—the Cambridge set. There are problems with people at the top from time to time.

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Crossbench Peer

Became a Lord in 1978


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  • Has spoken in 9 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 31.36% 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") 280 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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