Lord Boyd of Duncansby


A selection of Lord Boyd of Duncansby's votes

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  • Has never voted on a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted very strongly against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
  • Voted very strongly against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
  • Voted moderately for more EU integration Details
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Details

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Lord Boyd of Duncansby hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Scotland Bill: Report (1st Day) 26 Mar 2012

    My Lords, before I address the amendments that the noble and learned Lord has spoken to, I should place on record the fact that the handling of this Bill has been nothing short of scandalous. To start three hours late, almost on the dinner hour, is quite unforgiveable. Yet again, those of us who are participating in this Bill are under pressure to sit longer and at unusual times to...
  • Scotland Bill — Committee (5th Day) 21 Mar 2012

    My Lords, my noble friend has suggested that as I have sat here all night, I should at least say something. It seems to me that the amendment puts the issue of competence beyond doubt. However, I am not wholly convinced that this is necessary because it seems to me that once you confer competence, the legislative provision that flows from it will always flow from it even if you subsequently...
  • Scotland Bill: Committee (3rd Day) 28 Feb 2012

    I can quite understand the noble and learned Lord's wish to progress matters. I am not entirely clear where to start. The amendment before this House is that: "Before commencing discussions with representatives of foreign governments or inter-governmental organisations, Scottish Ministers are required to obtain consent to the discussions from a Minister of the Crown". It seems that we have...

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Labour Peer

Became a Lord on 3 July 2006

Changed party from Crossbench on 8 Oct 2006


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 45.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 48 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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