Lord Bassam of Brighton

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How Lord Bassam of Brighton voted since 2001
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  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Source
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
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Lord Bassam of Brighton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Criminal Justice and Data Protection (Protocol No. 36) Regulations 2014 — Motion to Approve 17 Nov 2014

    My Lords, before we go further with this, it is now 10 o’clock. I get the sense that the House will be detained for a considerable time. Usually, the House concludes at 10 o’clock. Perhaps the Government can explain how much longer they intend the debate to continue. It is extremely unusual for us to consider a controversial measure such as this so late in the day and for us to...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Welfare Assistance Schemes 15 Oct 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact on local authorities, families, charities and vulnerable individuals of ending local welfare assistance in April 2015. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to help local authorities to continue to offer discretionary support schemes following the decision to end local welfare...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Welfare Assistance Schemes 26 Sep 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many of those who have received local welfare assistance, by region, (1) were registered disabled, (2) have learning difficulties, (3) suffer mental health issues, (4) are escaping domestic violence, and (5) are families with dependents.

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (12 Jun 2001 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (28 Jul 1999 to 29 May 2002)


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