Lord Rennard

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Rennard's votes

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  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • European Union Referendum: Young Voters - Question for Short Debate 26 May 2016

    My Lords, I, too, associate myself with all those noble Lords who congratulated my noble friend Lord Roberts of Llandudno on securing this very important debate. He really is my noble friend. I spent a great deal of time in the 1990s trying to help him get elected to the other place. I think the closest we came was in 1992, when he missed by just 995 votes. I have always illustrated talks...
  • Voter Registration - Question 12 May 2016

    My Lords, does the Minister accept that some of the problems with the administration of the elections last week and with the general election showed the need to update and modernise our electoral laws, the language of which is often more relevant to the 19th century than the 21st? Will the Government take forward the recent Law Commissions’ report, which has said how that law should be...
  • Health: Treatment Rationing - Question 26 Apr 2016

    My Lords, does the Minister accept that the reduction in expenditure on public health of 200 million a year may make it harder to reduce the prevalence of tobacco smoking and obesity, and that in these circumstances patients referred to smoking cessation courses or weight management courses may find it more difficult to get the support they need? In those circumstances, they may need...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (19 Jan 2011 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)


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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rennard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 30 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 57.80% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 174 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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