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Liberal Democrat Peer
- Became a Lord in 1971
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Avebury voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
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- Sometimes rebels against their party.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Grand Committee (22 May 2013)
“Curbing religious violence in Pakistan – Lord Avebury.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Migrant Domestic Workers (21 May 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their response to the Kalayaan report Slavery by Another Name: the Tied Migrant Domestic Worker Visa.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Sudan (21 May 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government what sources they use when making their assessment of the situation in Darfur.”
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- Has spoken in 56 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 101 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 58.55% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 10 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1011 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)