Lord Quirk

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How Lord Quirk voted since 2001
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  • Has never voted on more EU integration Source
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Source
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Source
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees Source
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Lord Quirk

Recent appearances

  • Schools: Careers Advice — Question 20 Oct 2014

    With the school leaving age now raised to 18, is it not the case that all 16 to 19 year-old students are engaged in special 16 to 19 study programmes which are formally and specifically geared to career aspirations? How, then, can it be that Ofsted last week published a report complaining that there was very poor use of the extra time for 16 to 19 year-olds and, specifically, that careers...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: English Language: Education 28 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that teachers of English in the new Key Stage 4 curriculum issued in July 2014 are as aware as their colleagues teaching maths and the sciences of the importance placed by the curriculum on vocabulary command in achieving precision and clarity of expression and of helping their pupils develop such a command.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: English Language: Education 28 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Nash on 14 July (WA 105), what steps they have taken to ensure that teachers of English will have access to “high quality text books” comparable to those mentioned by Lord Nash with respect to mathematics.

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Crossbench Peer

Became a Lord in 1994


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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 35 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 9.44% 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.
  • 9 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Quirk’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 50 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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