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- Became a Lord in 1992
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Howe of Aberavon voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Commonwealth and Commonwealth Charter — Motion to Take Note (7 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, there may be some surprise when I commence by saying that this has been one of my interests for more than 75 years. I long cherished the card that was given to me through the Carmel Sunday school in Aberavon, which was issued by King George V on his Silver Jubilee. The card said: "I ask you to remember that in days to come you will be citizens of a great Empire". I am glad to...”
- EU: Prime Minister's Speech — Motion to Take Note (31 Jan 2013)
“My Lords, there seems to be an irony at the heart of the Prime Minister's speech on the issue of sovereignty. He asserts that it is, "national parliaments, which are, and will remain, the true source of real democratic legitimacy and accountability in the EU". At the same time, he does not appear to trust our own national Parliament at Westminster to judge what kind of relationship we should...”
- China: Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament — Motion to Take Note (22 Nov 2012)
“My Lords, as is the case perhaps too often when I speak in the House, I find myself reverting to the ancient past in my own recollections. I will try to avoid it, but there is no doubt that on the subject brought before us by the noble Lord, Lord Browne of Ladyton, on which the two subsequent speakers emphasised the importance of the threatening weaponry concerned and of multilateral...”
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 51.52% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 177 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)