Lord Addington

Liberal Democrat

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

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Lord Addington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Disabled Students’ Allowance — Question 30 Jun 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how the assessment of complex needs for dyslexics will be achieved under the new Disabled Students’ Allowance arrangements.
  • Disabled Students’ Allowance — Question 30 Jun 2014

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper. In doing so, I draw the House’s attention to my declared interests.
  • Disabled Students’ Allowance — Question 30 Jun 2014

    I thank my noble friend for that reply. Does he not accept that that seems to be a change from the announcement that complex needs would be the criterion? If this is going to change as we move into a reformed situation, when can we expect to get a reliable and useful criterion for this assessment for entrants in 2015?

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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 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 85.97% 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.
  • 17 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Addington’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 430 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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