Lord Paul


A selection of Lord Paul's votes

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  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

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Recent appearances

  • India — Question 17 Jul 2014

    The Government of India and the Prime Minister are very much aware that the people have voted for him to remove and eradicate poverty. However, there is a very confusing message for the people of India. Will the Minister clarify whether Her Majesty’s Government are more interested in seeing poverty eradicated in India than in strengthening the market for sales of UK military hardware?
  • Education: Contribution to Economic Growth — Motion to Take Note 5 Dec 2013

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, on initiating this timely debate. We have had two very good maiden speeches, and I thank the noble Lord and the right reverend Prelate for their contributions. Most of the world has had a difficult a time in the past few years, but now the economy is doing well, not just here but in the United States, Europe and Japan. Britain is...
  • Commonwealth — Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2013

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Luce, on introducing this very timely debate. I have shared my life almost equally between two member states of the Commonwealth and have been an ardent supporter of it. At the outset, I want to express my admiration for both the concept and the institutions of the Commonwealth. Conceptually it is unique—a voluntary association...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 October 1996

Party was Labour until 20 Oct 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Union Committee (L) (9 Dec 2008 to 15 Nov 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (L) (6 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (1 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (L) (3 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (L) (28 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (7 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (3 Jun 1997 to 30 May 2001)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
  • 7 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Paul’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 23 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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