Lord James of Blackheath

Conservative

A selection of Lord James of Blackheath's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Online Safety Bill [HL] — Committee 11 Dec 2015

    As a non-lawyer, may I intervene with a query? The phrase “adult” services is a colloquial euphemism. In my understanding, or non-understanding of the law, it is interpreted as to the literal use of the language. Would not it be unambiguous and better if it was just to say “pornographic”?
  • Strategic Defence and Security Review — Motion to Take Note 3 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I fear that I may be flying under false colours in this debate, because the title makes direct reference to international security and stability but all my concerns are with the lack of any direct reference to our domestic internal security and stability, which I think should have been closely addressed in the report, and the lack of which I think is shameful. We are not going to be...
  • Syria: UK Military Action — Motion to Take Note 2 Dec 2015

    My Lords, it has been an intermittently recurring theme today that some frustration has been expressed by noble Lords about the impact of Mr Putin’s apparent loyalty towards Mr Assad, to the extent that he would block and preclude any restructuring of Syria post this crisis. Yet nobody seems to know the nature of the connection between Mr Putin and Mr Assad. Without knowing that, I do...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Litigation Control Group Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (23 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 60.09% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 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") 105 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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