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Former Crossbench Peer
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- Became a Lord in 1993
- Left Parliament on 17 June 2009 — Died
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Dahrendorf voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted for more EU integration. votes
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Most recent appearances
- Inequality — Debate (29 Jan 2009)
“My Lords, I confess that it took me a while to figure out exactly what this debate was about, but now it is clear that my noble friend Lady O'Neill has begun a debate on the good society, no less. What we call "choice" and "difference" are in fact freedom and equality, and it is on the whole issue of freedom and equality that I want to say a few words. It was Aristotle who said that entire...”
- Middle East and Afghanistan (5 Dec 2006)
“My Lords, many speakers in this debate have referred to the key role of the Israel-Palestine issue for the future of the Middle East. I do not disagree with them, though one is bound to wonder whether the existence of an independent state of Palestine would have prevented the Iraq war or would have contributed to the solution of the present predicament. Having said that, I turn to an issue...”
- Debate on the Address (20 Nov 2006)
“My Lords, I often agree with the noble Lord, Lord Gilbert; I certainly agree with his praise of the noble Baroness, Lady Williams, and his comments about Turkey. However, if there is one department of government in which I could never find myself it would be the one concerned with defence procurement. My comments are therefore on a different set of issues and follow the very important things...”
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 16.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
- 5 people are tracking this peer.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 58 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)