Lord Alderdice

Former MLA

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Alderdice's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Details
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Details

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Lord Alderdice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) 28 May 2015

    My Lords, it is a genuine pleasure to see the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, continuing in her place in the Foreign Office and on the Front Bench, and a positive delight to see the noble Earl, Lord Howe, taking his place as Deputy Leader of the House and in defence and, in that sense, foreign affairs. I have got to know him very well in dealing with health matters over the years, and I can only...
  • Israel: Gaza — Question 23 Mar 2015

    My Lords, is it not clear that the Prime Minister Mr Netanyahu has now received a mandate for his statements that there would be no two-state solution agreed on his watch? If Her Majesty’s Government insist on their approach of finding a two-state solution, that will require the recognition of a Palestinian state, including Gaza and the West Bank, without the agreement of the incoming...
  • Corporation Tax (Northern Ireland) Bill: Second Reading (and Remaining Stages) 17 Mar 2015

    I shall press my noble friend a little. There is a huge focus on what happens if this is introduced and all the modelling and so on. I emphasise to him that part of the purpose of this is so that those people who want to take Northern Ireland out of the United Kingdom and who want to harmonise the arrangements with the rest of the island are, by the device of this Bill, made to face the real...

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

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 April 2003 — General election

Party was Alliance until 30 Jun 1998; Initial Presiding Officer until 30 Nov 1999; Speaker until 28 Apr 2003

Also represented Belfast East


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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 36.46% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 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") 221 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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