Lord Alderdice

Former MLA

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Alderdice's votes

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  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Freedom of Religion and Belief — Motion to Take Note 16 Jul 2015

    My Lords, we have all been done a great service by the noble Lord, Lord Alton of Liverpool, in obtaining this debate and giving us the opportunity not just to speak but to listen and think about these matters. I, too, start by declaring interests. One is the research work that I do at Oxford University and the other is that of being, like the noble and learned Lord, Lord Mackay of Clashfern,...
  • Responsibility to Protect — Motion to Take Note 16 Jul 2015

    My Lords, we are all in the debt of the noble Lord, Lord McConnell, not only for bringing this opportunity for us to debate the question of the responsibility to protect and how things have gone in the past 10 years, but for, characteristically, introducing it with a very thoughtful, impressive and passionate speech. He is very committed to these issues, but he is also extremely knowledgeable...
  • 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...

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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 68 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — 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.
  • 16 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Alderdice’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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