Lord Dear


A selection of Lord Dear's votes

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  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Hillsborough - Statement 27 Apr 2016

    My Lords, my question concerns Lord Justice Peter Taylor, whom noble Lords may remember was later appointed Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and who sadly died in office in 1992 or 1993. It was Peter Taylor who conducted the first inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster. He published his report only three and a half months after the disaster had taken place. Although he laid blame in a...
  • Criminal Justice: Anonymity — Question 17 Nov 2015

    My Lords, the Minister mentioned apologies and the machinery for handling police complaints, but frankly, that does not go far enough. If I correctly sense the mood of your Lordships’ House, while all of us perhaps understand that there is some advantage on some occasions to publicising the identity of a person subject to inquiry, that is massively and frequently outweighed by the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy Scheme: Housing Associations 28 Oct 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether a Community Land Trust under the proposed Right to Buy scheme is required to sell one of the houses it owns if it is unable to provide an alternative from (1) its existing stock, (2) its newly built stock, (3) the stock it will build in the future or (4) the stock of another housing association.

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Currently held offices

  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (since 3 Nov 2015)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 Committee (25 Jun 2012 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)


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