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- Became a Lord in 1994
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Quirk voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Written Answers — House of Lords: Young Offender Institutions: Education and Training (10 Dec 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the assessment of educational standards in Young Offender Institutions by the Prison Reform Trust in its Autumn 2013 Factfile, why children in state-run young offender institutions receive fewer hours of education per week than those in private sector young offender institutions. To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Young Offender Institutions: Education and Training (4 Dec 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 18 November (WA 136–6), to what extent the range of options listed for 14 to 16 year-olds are available in young offender institutions.”
- Education: PISA Results — Statement (3 Dec 2013)
“My Lords, the Statement made no reference to one issue which must have caused a certain amount of buzzing in the DfE yesterday. His ministerial colleague, Liz Truss, addressed the Publishers Association and very largely deplored the disappearance —which may surprise many of us—of the textbook from the classrooms of both primary and secondary schools. I was astonished to learn from...”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 31 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 8.87% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)