A selection of Lord Turnberg's votes
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Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
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My Lords, if you go to any nursing graduation ceremony you will see lots of 30 and 40 year-old women who have been carers and who now wish to retrain as nurses. This is a very valuable asset for the health service, and yet they are just the people who may be disenfranchised by this policy. Is it not crazy to do this?
My Lords, perhaps I may follow up on my noble friend Lord Hunt’s question about nuclear fusion. Is the Minister aware that nuclear fusion does not generate any fissile material, whereas nuclear fission does?
To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the plans of NHS England for provision of mandated research in the NHS.
More of Lord Turnberg’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 9 May 2000
Positions held at time of appointment: President, British Society of Gastroenterlogy (from Number 10 press release)
Currently held offices
- Member, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)
- Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (since 12 Jun 2014)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
- Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
- Member, Draft Mental Health Bill (Joint Committee) (22 Jul 2004 to 11 Jul 2005)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (26 Jun 2001 to 1 Dec 2004)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)
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- Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Turnberg’s speeches
- Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 50.66% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 207 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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