Lord Bassam of Brighton


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How Lord Bassam of Brighton voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails

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Lord Bassam of Brighton hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Landslips 22 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and country parks will receive any support specifically to repair storm damage, landslips and coastal erosion.
  • Leader of the House: Cabinet Membership — Private Notice Question 16 Jul 2014

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, we could continue this session for at least another five minutes so that these important and valuable constitutional questions could be addressed. I think that the House is owed that by the Government.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: World War II: Anniversaries 2 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Astor of Hever on 18 June (WA 84), what plans they have to recognise the contribution of women in auxiliary, emergency and support services during the Second World War; and whether they have considered the introduction of a badge such as the badge awarded to the Veterans of the Women’s Land Army and...

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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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