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- Became a Lord in 1998
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Bach voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Judicial Review — Question (23 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, linked to the issue of judicial review is the idea of a residence test, which is presently being consulted on. If put into effect, that residence test would mean that someone here lawfully but who had not been here for 12 months or more would not be entitled to legal aid in civil actions, presumably including judicial review, however overwhelming their case might be. Does the...”
- NHS: ECMO Machines — Question (22 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, can we take it from the answer that the Minister gave two questions ago and the praise that he rightly gave to Glenfield Hospital in Leicester that that ECMO unit will not be closed down?”
- Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2013: Motion to Approve (27 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have spoken in this debate. I thank in particular the noble Lord, Lord Phillips of Sudbury, for his remarks. If the word “spite” offends him because it is rather overblown—rather like the number I claimed for a previous amendment—I apologise. I do not want to overblow this but I want to make the point. I am grateful to my noble...”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 1 written question in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 79.99% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 34 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") 1806 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)