Lord Addington

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Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Addington voted since 2001
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  • 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Source
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Lord Addington hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Schools: Reforms — Motion to Take Note 29 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lady Perry for bringing this subject to our attention. I would like to follow on from where she finished her speech, talking about teachers. When you are talking about education, you are trying to get to a situation where a teacher can deliver properly to—shall we say—their customer, their client base. Most of what we do here is to discuss the...
  • Museums: Funding — Question for Short Debate 26 Jan 2015

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Monks, surprised me in his opening remarks by describing the Liberal Democrats as not being bureaucratic. That is something that I have never heard them accused of before, although the Liberal Party may have been able to stand up for itself—but I thank him for that. When the noble Lord talks of the importance of regional museums, or museums outside the...
  • Criminal Justice System: Autism — Question for Short Debate 22 Jan 2015

    My Lords, we have addressed things related to this subject fairly frequently. The fact of the matter is that those with autism get a rough deal out of society, for the simple reason that they have problems communicating and that we are an animal who communicates all the time. If you have a problem with communication, you are always going to find yourselves in positions that are potentially...

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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 22 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 12 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") 434 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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