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Lord Macdonald of Tradeston
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- Became a Lord in 1998
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Macdonald of Tradeston voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill — Second Reading (Continued) (11 Feb 2013)
“My Lords, as previous speakers have emphasised, the impact of the Bill must be seen in the context of the radical reforms taking place across the welfare system-reforms which my noble friend Lady Hollis denounced so comprehensively in her coruscating and, indeed, moving speech following the equally persuasive critique of the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Leicester. At this late stage...”
- Freedom of Religion and Conscience — Question for Short Debate (22 Jan 2013)
“My Lords, I, too, thank the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Guildford for initiating this important debate and for his inclusive definition of "conscience" to include non-believers. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: "Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion". A small but significant advance was made with the subsequent United Nations...”
- Leveson Inquiry — Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2013)
“My Lords, at this late stage in such a long debate, having heard the main issues so well analysed, I shall base my contribution on my media experience of regulation. Having spent four decades working as a journalist and executive, mostly in television news and current affairs, I am all too aware of the many legal restraints on journalism. Compliance with the law should have been ensured in...”
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- Has spoken in 5 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 67.87% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well 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") 255 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)