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- Became a Lord in 1999
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Lipsey voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly against laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Care Bill [HL]: Second Reading (21 May 2013)
“My Lords, I declare an interest as unpaid president of SOLLA, the Society of Later Life Advisers. I want in my remarks to concentrate on the Dilnot-related parts of the Bill—that is to say, the cap and the related changes to the means test. I should state straightaway that I welcome the cap. Indeed, I hope that the House will not think it unduly immodest of me if I claim to be, if not...”
- Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill: Report (5th Day) (18 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I speak as a former deputy editor of two national newspapers and perhaps I may say, straight at the beginning, that I see in this royal charter, with the backing that it will get in legislation, no threat whatever to the freedom of the press which we all cherish so much. There is, after this good day for our democracy, just one question that we should think about. Is there a danger...”
- Press Regulation — Statement (13 Feb 2013)
“My Lords, the Minister said that there was no suggestion of a dilution of the proposals. Does that mean that he has not yet had time to read the analysis published by Hacked Off, which calculates that of the 30 recommendations that constitute Leveson's recognition criteria, just five are adequately represented in the royal charter, with 23 breached or caveated and two unclear?”
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- Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 69.13% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 235 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)