Lord Laird


A selection of Lord Laird's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Leader of the House of Lords: Northern Ireland Office: Written Questions 20 Jun 2016

    To ask the Leader of the House, further to the Written Answers by Lord Dunlop on 24 March (HL7079) and 22 January (HL4982), what guidance she has given to the Northern Ireland Office about answering questions fully and substantially, and in particular providing definitions as requested.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Migrant Workers: Entry Clearances 16 Jun 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in relation to certificates of sponsorship used to support immigrants' entry clearance or extension of stay applications, (1) how many sponsoring employers are currently registered, (2) where those employers are listed, (3) how many certificates of sponsorship are granted to each sponsoring employer, (4) whether such figures are available on application,...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services: Reciprocal Arrangements 13 Jun 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what payments were made, in sterling, (1) in the most recent year by the UK to each European Union member state for healthcare provided to UK citizens and pensioners resident in each of those states, and (2) by each member state to the UK for EU citizens and pensioners resident in the UK; and what were the respective totals.

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 July 1999

Party was UUP until 21 Jul 1999; Crossbench until 30 Sep 2009; UUP until 2 Jun 2013


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Laird’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 720 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 4.91% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 95 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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