Lord Alderdice

Former MLA

Liberal Democrat

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

Recent appearances

  • Strategic Defence and Security Review — Question 18 Nov 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they plan to re-examine the Strategic Defence and Security Review.
  • Strategic Defence and Security Review — Question 18 Nov 2014

    I thank my noble friend for that information. The last SDSR took place in the context of a Westminster election and the global economic crisis. From the point of view of many of us, it was overly impacted upon by those things. Since then the situation has changed. The Middle East is dissolving into chaos; the European Union is in disarray; cyberaggression has increased exponentially; and in...

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Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Speaker, and MLA for Belfast East

Became a Lord in 1996

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 April 2003 — General election

Changed party from Alliance on 30 Jun 1998

Also represented Belfast East

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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 36.56% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 18 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Alderdice’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 214 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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