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- Became a Lord in 1971
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How the Earl of Selborne voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Broadband: Communications Committee Report: Motion to Take Note (18 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I join others in thanking the chairman, my noble friend Lord Inglewood, for the way in which he chaired the committee and introduced the debate today. From the speeches that we have heard, it is clear without doubt that the future of our economy will depend to a large extent on our ability to connect to broadband throughout all communities and sections of the population. It is not...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Drugs: Pre-Licensed Medicines (4 Mar 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government when a decision will be made on whether to introduce an early access scheme for making new and promising medicines, with a safety and efficacy profile, available to patients before they are formally licensed.”
- Research Councils UK: Open Access Policy (S&T Report) — Question for Short Debate (28 Feb 2013)
“The House will be grateful to the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, for introducing what is to many a complex subject but one, as he pointed out, which has radical implications for academic publishing. He very clearly set out some of the knotty issues which must be rapidly resolved. In this inquiry conducted by the Select Committee the process has been as valuable as the product. When we invited...”
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 42.08% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 89 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)