Lord Alderdice

Former MLA

Liberal Democrat

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How Lord Alderdice voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • 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 strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against more EU integration Source
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Lord Alderdice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: On-the-Runs Scheme — Statement 27 Jan 2015

    My Lords, I am grateful to my noble friend for repeating the Answer. I recall some elements of this case because Mr O’Connor disappeared shortly after the IMC was formed and we reported as much as we knew at that time in the very first report of the IMC. What puzzles me a little at this stage is, the mistake having been made and having been reported on some time ago, was the coronial...
  • Northern Ireland: Talks Process — Statement 15 Dec 2014

    I thank my noble friend for repeating the Statement, to which I listened carefully. However, given that the Statement says that the Prime Minister and the Taoiseach judged that there was insufficient consensus for a broadly based agreement and that there is only one week in which to find any agreement, one is led to the conclusion that the best to be hoped for is for something to be cobbled...
  • Soft Power and Conflict Prevention — Motion to Take Note 5 Dec 2014

    My Lords, like other Members of your Lordships’ House, I thank the most reverend Primate for securing the debate, but also for the manner of his speech and the leadership and encouragement he has given over quite a number of years to those of us who are interested in, and committed to, addressing conflict in non-violent ways. Many people from outside your Lordships’ House will...

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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 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 36.51% 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") 218 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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