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

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Lord Alderdice hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Hallett Review — Statement 17 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I welcome the Statement from my noble friend and identify these Benches with the concern for the victims who have been spoken about by noble Lords on both sides of the House. However, we must do more than simply speak about our concern for the victims. We must act in a way that shows real concern. A number of things have been revealed in this report—it is more than 270 pages...
  • Palestine — Question 16 Jul 2014

    My Lords, I very much welcome my noble friend’s announcement of the British Government’s approach, which appears to chime with the approach of the Obama Administration. However, part of the agreement is that there should be subsequent elections in the Palestinian Territories. Is my noble friend further prepared to recognise that the outcome of those democratic elections, if they...
  • Northern Ireland: Illegal Petrol and Diesel — Question 15 Jul 2014

    My Lords, when the Independent Monitoring Commission was established by the British and Irish Governments, we sought to investigate this problem and were shocked to discover that, despite the fact that the Northern Ireland Office had been there for a very long time and was very well resourced, almost no resource was being put in by HMRC to address it. It just did not seem a priority. We...

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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 24 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 36.47% 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") 210 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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