A selection of Lord Empey's votes

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  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Elections) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2015 — Motion to Approve 23 Nov 2015

    Before the noble Lord sits down, he mentioned some comments that I made. Actually I would have no difficulty if the proposal were to remove the 82,000, but the difference is that the people on the register in Northern Ireland are not ghosts. They had to have their national insurance numbers and so on verified at the time. So there is a significant difference in that these people clearly did...
  • Northern Ireland: Political Agreement — Statement 19 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I take this opportunity to wish Mr Robinson well in his retirement. However, I wish to disabuse the House of any idea that this is a five-party agreement. The document was pushed in front of our faces at 3 pm on Tuesday, and that applied to three out of the five parties. The final plenary session of the talks process was one hour later, and no one should be required to absorb a...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Free Movement of People 17 Nov 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the present arrangements for the free movement of persons throughout the European Union are appropriate, in the light of the current level of population movement.

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UUP Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Information Committee (L) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 93 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 75.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • 4 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Empey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 127 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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