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 university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
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Lord Alderdice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Haass Talks — Question for Short Debate 22 Oct 2014

    My Lords, I am grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, for securing this debate. Given the number of speakers who wish to take the floor, we all have a very short period of time. In a sense that is the important message. All of us in this House who know about Northern Ireland, particularly those of us who live there, wanted to speak tonight because we are worried about the situation. The noble...
  • Russia — Motion to Take Note 16 Oct 2014

    My Lords, like other noble Lords I thank my noble friend Lady Falkner of Margravine for tabling this debate. I will also say a word of appreciation for the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay. She and I came into this House on the same day, 5 November 1996—an auspicious day to come into such a place. I have always found her contribution to your Lordships’ House something to be admired...
  • Palestine: Recognition — Question 15 Oct 2014

    Do Her Majesty’s Government understand that many people not just in the region but in this country and, increasingly, in Israel itself believe that the only way to save a two-state solution, if it is not already too late, is to recognise a Palestinian state immediately, and that without that Her Majesty’s Government unintentionally may be contributing to the intractability of the...

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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 25 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 36.67% 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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