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- Became a Lord on 16 May 2000
- Positions held at time of appointment: Professor of Climate Modelling, Department of Space and Climate Physics and Geological Sciences and Honorary Professor of Mathematics, University College London (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Hunt of Chesterton voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (15 May 2013)
“My Lords, one of the features of the Queen’s Speech was that it implied that there would be less legislation. I believe that that is excellent because—this has nothing to do with party politics—it enables this House to spend more time considering big issues, including monitoring the programmes of government. The policies and actions of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Building Regulations (10 Apr 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ensure that materials used for cavity wall insulation in buildings on flood plains reduce the risk of waterlog and avoid the additional expenses involved in removing unsuitable materials after flood events; and whether they are taking steps to ensure that technicians are trained to deal with those problems.”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Met Office (26 Mar 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government what information the Met Office has on the trends in the lengths of blocking periods in synoptic weather conditions over north-west Europe; and to what extent that trend indicates longer periods of (1) cold and hot weather, (2) high and low wind conditions, and (3) unusually dry and wet conditions.”
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 28.81% of votes in this House with this affiliation — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 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") 106 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)