A selection of Lord Faulks'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 university tuition fees 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
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In the year for which the most recent data is available (2014/15), the mean number of full day sittings undertaken by magistrates was 19. The information necessary to provide the median number could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.
In the year ending December 2015, 210 magistrates in England and Wales sat for more than 50 full days.
Every year the Judiciary and HM Courts and Tribunals Service review how many magistrates are required in each local justice area; many factors influence this and it is not possible to isolate the impact of individual changes. The Single Justice Procedure applies only to cases involving adults charged with summary only, non-imprisonable offences, and aims to free-up time in magistrates'...
More of Lord Faulks’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 28 July 2010
Currently held offices
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (since 20 Jan 2014)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
- Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
- Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 May 2012 to 18 Dec 2013)
- Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Mar 2011 to 14 Jun 2011)
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- Has spoken in 43 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
- Has voted in 86.41% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 366 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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