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- Became a Lord on 20 July 2006
- Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Litigation Control Group Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord James of Blackheath voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted against equal gay rights. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill — Report (2nd Day) (27 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, I have a reputation for introducing sidetrack issues which distract the House. However, I have just listened very intently to the noble Lord, Lord Eatwell, and I think that I disagree with most of what he said. I would like to cite a case history and then invite him to say how what he said would relate to it. I was very concerned to read in recent weeks about the Royal Bank of...”
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (20 Nov 2013)
“My Lords, I support my noble friend Lord Marlesford on his amendment, but I wish also to make a small criticism of it—that it is lacking in focus. While it deals with the issues of litter very effectively, it does not go far enough in addressing the issues of offensive behaviour in cars and other moving vehicles, which is increasingly prevalent among young people. I cite the example of...”
- Syria and the Use of Chemical Weapons — Motion to Take Note (29 Aug 2013)
“My Lords, six and a half hours ago, my noble friend the Leader stood up to launch this debate and made a series of very interesting statements, of which four stuck in my memory at that time and have haunted me through the day. First, my noble friend said that there were 3,600 hospital cases after the attack and 350 dead, but he did not say whether the 3,600 were all injured by the same...”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 56.18% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 95 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)