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Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market
- Also represented South Norfolk
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- Entered the House of Lords on 23 July 2001
- Previously MP for South Norfolk until 14 May 2001 — General election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Norfolk, 1974-2001. Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1985-87; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1987-89; Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1989-90; Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1990-92; Secretary of State for Transport, 1992-94. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 28 February 1974 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market voted on key issues since 2001:
- Has never voted on a smoking ban. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Has never voted on Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted moderately against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted very strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (26 Jun 2013)
“Report from the Economic Affairs Committee on the economic implications for the UK of Scottish independence – Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market.”
- Global Migration and Mobility (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note (6 Jun 2013)
“My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, on his speech and on the comprehensive nature of his report. I will refer to only one subject, which he almost finished on: international students and net migration targets, which is covered in the last section of the report, particularly the recommendations and the government response. In doing so, I will follow up on the debate we had in...”
- Death of a Member: Baroness Thatcher — Tributes (10 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, there is so much with which I agree in all the many tributes paid to Lady Thatcher today. However, at this stage, I will add only a few examples of my own about her qualities. Bearing in mind the point made by my noble friend Lord Lamont, I believe that this session is providing for future historians examples, hitherto not revealed in public, of the many aspects of this remarkable...”
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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 49.83% 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") 99 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)