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- Became a Lord in 1997
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Hattersley voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
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- Quite often rebels against their party.
- Leveson Inquiry — Statement (29 Nov 2012)
“My Lords, in another place the Prime Minister was less than precise about how a regulatory authority that was not statutorily backed would be constituted. Does the Leader of the House agree that were the regulatory authority to be financed and nominated by the press itself, it would no longer be independent?”
- Education Bill (11 Mar 2002)
“My Lords, did I understand my noble friend to say that there is not time to deal with the central point, which has been raised by nine noble Lords during the debate, about the creation of a hierarchy of schools? It has been the major issue of contention during the debate. Surely she does not mean that she will not deal with it at all.”
- Education Bill (11 Mar 2002)
“My Lords, when my noble friend Lord Peston set out the advantages and disadvantages of speaking at different times of the day, he did not say that speaking very late in the day enables one to cannibalise other people's good points and, perhaps more importantly, to avoid their errors. I shall not say under which heading it comes, but I do not propose to say how enthusiastic I am for improving...”
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 5.61% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 3 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)