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Liberal Democrat Peer
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- Became a Lord in 1982
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Addington voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Young People: Apprenticeships — Question for Short Debate (28 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, I am afraid that when I talk about apprenticeships, I bring with me rather a big moan. One of the major problems that we have had with the apprenticeship system is that the choice of wording, and the way in which the matter has been approached, has ended up, almost by definition, by excluding anybody who has even moderate dyslexia. We are currently dealing with this problem in the...”
- Economy: Broadcast Media — Motion to Take Note (28 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, it is a great privilege and honour to congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Holmes, on his maiden speech. When I heard that he was coming here, I was not surprised, not only because of his great prowess as a Paralympian and international sportsman but because of his work as a commissioner for the Disability Rights Commission, where I first met him. I recognised then that he was somebody...”
- Magna Carta — Question for Short Debate (7 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, I find myself in a position that reminds me of the first intervention that I think I made in this Parliament. At Question Time, the noble Lord, Lord Hill, was asked about why some historian—I cannot remember which one—was being removed from the national curriculum. I stood up, from a little further back than I am now, and suggested to the noble Lord that we should not...”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 85.86% 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.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 417 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)