Lord Taylor of Holbeach

Conservative

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How Lord Taylor of Holbeach voted
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  • Voted very strongly against more EU integrationDetails
  • Voted very strongly for university tuition feesDetails
  • Voted very strongly for fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per yearDetails
  • Voted very strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituencyDetails

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Lord Taylor of Holbeach occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Asylum: Children 30 Jul 2014

    The Government has no immediate plans to introduce personal advocates for child asylum seekers across the UK. All unaccompanied children entering local authority care are entitled to the same level of support and protection, regardless of their immigration status, nationality or documentation. This includes a social worker responsible for planning the care of the child, and an independent...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Asylum: Employment 30 Jul 2014

    Failed asylum seekers whose appeal rights have been exhausted are not allowed to work because they do not need our protection, have no right to remain in the United Kingdom and are required to leave. Our policy must maintain the distinction between those who need our protection and those seeking to work here. Allowing refused asylum seekers to work, even where removal is difficult, would send...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Entry Clearances 30 Jul 2014

    Any application for a visa will be subject to checks undertaken by an Entry Clearance Officer (ECO), which will include checks on the applicant’s criminal history. In addition, applicants for a visa under the Tier 1 (Investor) category will be subject to checks to establish that the applicant’s funds meet the relevant requirements of the Immigration Rules, which include a...

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Conservative Peer

Became a Lord on 5 June 2006

Other offices held in the past

  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Work and Pensions), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (19 Jan 2009 to 24 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Environment, Food & Rural Affairs), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Wales (11 Jan 2007 to 6 Jul 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 101 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 76.88% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1036 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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