Lord Dear

Crossbench

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

Recent appearances

  • Undercover Policing — Statement 26 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I endorse everything that has been said in the House today. I certainly endorse the fact that undercover policing is difficult and at times highly dangerous to the point of risk to life. High standards are essential in this area of police work. It is essential that the processes, but not the mechanics, are transparent and that there is strong oversight, without being prescriptive...
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill — Report (1st Day) 20 Oct 2014

    My Lords, coming from a background in policing many years ago, it might be thought by those who indulge in stereotypes that I would be a lone voice advocating that we should get involved in what is sometimes called “lock them up and lose the key”. I stand in your Lordships’ House today to say that I fully accord with everything that has been said. The case was admirably laid...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Police: Recruitment 28 Jul 2014

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to introduce a programme to recruit specially selected constables with the intention that they receive fast-track promotion to Inspector rank, as recommended in the Independent Review of Police Officer and Staff Remuneration and Conditions: Final Report published in 2012.

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Became a Lord on 10 October 2006

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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 30.55% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 5 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 23 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Dear’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 103 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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