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Lord Jones of Cheltenham
Liberal Democrat Peer
- Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2005
- Previously MP for Cheltenham until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Cheltenham, 1992-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on England, local government and housing, 1992-1993; on science and technology, 1993-1999; on consumer affairs, 1995-1997; on culture, media and sport, 1997-1999; on international development, 1999-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 9 April 1992 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Jones of Cheltenham voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted very strongly for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Has never voted on a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a smoking ban. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Pensions (22 May 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much British citizens who qualify for the full state pension, and who have lived since reaching retirement age in countries or territories where the pension is not uprated each year, are eligible to receive if they are (1) 65 when they begin drawing the pension, (2) 75 and began drawing the pension at age 65, (3) 85 and began drawing the pension at...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Lead Shot (25 Apr 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord De Mauley on 12 December 2012 (WA 236), whether they still expect to receive by 30 April a report by the Lead Ammunition Group on the impacts of lead ammunition on wildlife and human health; whether they will set a timescale for when they expect to receive the Group's final report; and what steps they will take to avoid...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species: Conferences (22 Apr 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost to HM Treasury of the attendance of the United Kingdom CITES delegation at the recent conference in Bangkok.”
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 82 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 58.51% 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") 17 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£1,373||£20,275 (294th)||£20,296 (joint 202nd with 1 other)||£14,308 (535th)||£15,775 (226th)|
|Office running costs||£4,759||£16,200 (439th)||£18,549 (397th)||£18,220 (joint 233rd with 4 others)||£11,153 (484th)|
|Staffing costs||£14,206||£69,338 (401st)||£64,250 (496th)||£61,980 (joint 397th with 36 others)||£49,411 (joint 203rd with 1 other)|
|Members' Travel||£636||£12,755 (241st)||£8,778 (370th)||£9,086 (joint 371st with 1 other)||£9,581 (237th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£469 (joint 286th with 1 other)||£382 (297th)||£640 (227th)||£195 (joint 360th with 1 other)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£211 (624th)||£348 (581st)||£308 (610th)||£1,215 (joint 257th with 1 other)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£748 (605th)||£540 (621st)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£0||£1,896 (311th)||£1,896 (306th)||£1,896 (301st)||£1,896 (284th)|
|Other Costs||£34,445||£2,268 (63rd)||£0||£0||£0|
|Total||£55,419||£124,160 (304th)||£115,039 (joint 417th with 1 other)||£106,438 (468th)||£89,226 (312th)|