Lord Addington

Spokesperson for Defence, Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport , Deputy Chief Whip

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Addington's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 24 Feb 2016

    Protection sports events integrity from doping and illegal gambling – Lord Addington. Oral questions
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Third Reading 8 Feb 2016

    If we may draw back from the amendments we are actually discussing, I thank the noble Lord for his work and the courtesy of his department. There have been a lot of emails going back and forth. There was also an entertaining point when the good old-fashioned steam telephone was not working in my office, so in the end a piece of paper was handed to me by one of the doorkeepers. That meant that...
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Third Reading 8 Feb 2016

    My Lords, it became obvious during the progress of the Bill that the action proposed by Amendment 2 was needed. Regional schools commissioners are a new subject for us all. I became increasingly aware of just how important they are to the new structure roughly at the same time as the entire House of Commons did; nevertheless, we do what we can. It became clear that we could not find out very...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1982

Currently held offices

  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 17 May 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (2 Jun 2010 to 15 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (2 Jun 2010 to 15 Jun 2010)
  • 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)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (1 Jun 2005 to 17 Aug 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Disability), Work & Pensions (1 Jun 2005 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Culture, Media & Sport (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Work & Pensions (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Minister (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • People With Disabilities, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (17 Dec 2003 to 7 May 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 31 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 86.04% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 20 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Addington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 459 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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