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- Became a Lord in 1998
- Left Parliament on 19 February 2009 — Died
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Dearing voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on the hunting ban. votes
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Most recent appearances
- Royal Mail — Statement (16 Dec 2008)
“My Lords, I declare an interest as a former chairman of the Post Office and as someone who receives a Post Office pension. The Minister referred to a package; and a package has to be delivered by the partners. First, will the Minister confirm that the Government will be a partner to the delivery of that package? Secondly, does the other potential partner have the resource and the will to...”
- Olympic Games 2012: Languages — Question (16 Dec 2008)
“My Lords, I declare an interest as the writer of a report for the Government. Following the point made by my noble friend Lady Coussins, does the Minister agree that there are times when advertising and promotion can be fruitful? Does he further agree that the Olympic Games would be a very fruitful time for the Government to finance extra advertising to promote languages to children and that...”
- Queen's Speech — Debate (6th Day) (11 Dec 2008)
“My Lords, it is a great pleasure to listen to colleagues speaking on subjects on which they have expert knowledge to share. I shall respond to a number of points made, beginning with those of the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley. I took the noble Baroness's remarks as a statement that her objective in these deliberations is to help the Government come forward with first-class legislation that...”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 15.22% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
- 3 people are tracking this peer.
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)