Lord Quirk


A selection of Lord Quirk's votes

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  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • 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
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Africa: Females 30 Mar 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current increase in girls suffering "breast ironing" in Western and Central Africa, and especially in southern Cameroon.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Africa: Females 30 Mar 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they are aware of the practice of "breast ironing" in Commonwealth countries of Africa, including Kenya and the Benin State of Nigeria, and if so, whether they have raised that issue with the governments concerned.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Females: Human Rights 21 Mar 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the fact that more than 50 per cent of pubescent girls under 10 in Cameroon are subjected to "breast ironing", what steps they are taking to prevent the spread of that practice among the Cameroonian diaspora living in the UK.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1994

Currently held offices

  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 25 May 2005)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Dec 1999 to 6 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (8 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (24 Nov 1998 to 6 Dec 2000)


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