Lord James of Blackheath


A selection of Lord James of Blackheath's votes

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  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • 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
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Middle East and North Africa — Motion to Take Note 16 Sep 2015

    My Lords, I come to this issue from a slightly different direction. I live in West Sussex and am looking at what is happening there as a result of all this. There is huge zeal and enthusiasm to be called upon to do something to help. In the absence of any direction or instruction from anyone, local people are trying to make it up as they go along. They are getting into a muddle and need some...
  • Modern Slavery Bill: Report (1st Day) 23 Feb 2015

    I thank the Minister for his response to my points, but may I just put two questions to him? I will wholly understand if he chooses to answer in writing afterwards. First, will he give consideration to a comment that appears in the great book in the Library, attributed to Herbert Morrison from early 1945, to the effect that in any case where an orphanage or local council alone authorised a...
  • Modern Slavery Bill: Report (1st Day) 23 Feb 2015

    I am sorry, that was my first of two questions to the Minister. He stood up, so I thought he was going to answer me. The second question—

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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 4 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 58.33% 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") 102 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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