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- Became a Lord on 12 October 2006
- Positions held at time of appointment: Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of the Diplomatic Service. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Jay of Ewelme voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Liaison Committee — Motion to Agree (21 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I support the noble Lords, Lord Jopling and Lord Grenfell, in what they have said about the need for a foreign affairs committee in this House. Since arriving in this House, I have found it very odd indeed that the only way in which foreign affairs can be looked at is through the prism of the European Union. That is sometimes the right prism, but not always. As the noble Lords, Lord...”
- BBC: Resignation of Director-General — Statement (12 Nov 2012)
“My Lords, it seems that the BBC has made two quite bad but very different mistakes over this period. It also seems that the BBC has become virtually ungovernable. I understand why the Government and the Opposition do not want to meddle in the BBC's affairs, but to do nothing while the BBC deals with these difficulties seems to me to be quite difficult to justify. I wonder whether the Minister...”
- British Council: Funding — Question for Short Debate (19 Jul 2012)
“My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Bach, on securing this debate, and I agree with every word that the noble Lord, Lord Alderdice, said. I must declare an interest: as Permanent Secretary at the Foreign Office, I was a trustee of the British Council, serving on the board under-I often used to think that that was the right word exactly-the noble Lord, Lord Kinnock. I also...”
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- Has spoken in 3 debates 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 30.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation — 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") 37 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)