Lord Alderdice

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 yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against more EU integrationDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Lord Alderdice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Libya: Arms to the IRA — Question 25 Mar 2014

    My Lords, the previous Government set up a small unit in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to facilitate the discussions that the noble Lord, Lord Brennan, and others were having to try to address this question not just in respect of specific victims in Northern Ireland but of economic benefit for the whole of the United Kingdom from the Libyan sovereign fund. We now have even more to offer...
  • Ukraine — Motion to Take Note 18 Mar 2014

    My Lords, my noble friend the Minister had to leave for a few minutes and just spoke to me. Even in her absence, I want to pay tribute to her opening speech, which was extremely helpful and certainly laid down the approach that the Government are understandably taking. Many other noble Lords in this debate have pointed out that what the president of Russia is doing is at worst illegal but...
  • Ukraine — Motion to Take Note 18 Mar 2014

    My Lords, that is precisely the problem which I am identifying. If we try to widen it out to states that Russia sees as being within its purview and at the same time insist that what we want is not merely a trading bloc but a political union with a common foreign and security policy, and with defence implications down the line, how could Russia see that other than as more than an economic...

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Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Speaker, and MLA for 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 36.48% 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") 207 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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