Lord Addington

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Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Addington voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lord Addington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Mental Health Services — Question for Short Debate 25 Feb 2015

    My Lords, this is one of those debates where we find ourselves addressing the ground very close to the subject we are covering tonight, because we have been there before. The primary thread through this is the fact that those who have stressful lives are going to experience a slightly higher occurrence of mental health problems. The noble Baroness, Lady Uddin, and I have taken part in several...
  • Disabled People: Hotel Facilities — Question for Short Debate 23 Feb 2015

    My Lords, this is one of those debates where you suddenly realise that whatever you were going to say about the theme would probably be said better by other people and you end up repeating certain things. One such thing is that we have been working on this legislation for a long time. You get an idea that you are getting older when something you were in on is celebrating its 20th...
  • Autism — Question 4 Feb 2015

    My Lords, what is the relationship between the Department for Education and the Department of Health, particularly in spotting those at the higher-functioning end of the spectrum, for whom it may not become apparent that they have a problem until later in life rather than in the educational system?

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Became a Lord in 1982

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson for Defence, Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport , Deputy Chief Whip (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Defence (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (19 Dec 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Shadow Minister (17 Aug 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • People With Disabilities, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Disability), Work & Pensions (1 Jun 2005 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (1 Jun 2005 to 17 Aug 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Work & Pensions (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Culture, Media & Sport (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • People With Disabilities, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 11 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 86.03% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 18 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Addington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 438 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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