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- Became a Lord in 1997
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Mayhew of Twysden voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted moderately against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Strengthened Statutory Procedures for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation: DPRRC Report — Motion to Take Note (5 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I warmly endorse the tribute that my noble friend has just made to the quality of our staff in the committee of which I hold the honour to be a member. I also warmly endorse the comments with which she concluded her remarks. I suspect that all Ministers would in their heart of hearts prefer to legislate for as much of their policy as possible by means of an order, rather than...”
- Employment: Rural Employment — Question (5 Dec 2012)
“My Lords, is it not the case that in rural areas village shops provide a valuable social good for many people, especially those without motor cars? Perhaps we may hope for recognition that the supermarkets, more distant but very powerful as they are, simply cannot hope to provide that sort of service. May we hope that the Government's policies for rural areas will reflect the special value of...”
- Crime and Courts Bill [HL]: Report (2nd Day) (Continued) (4 Dec 2012)
“It seems almost trite to make the point that wherever you have a chain of command within an organisation, that chain of command should be clear and not muddled or uncertain. If you find that those defects are present, you are bound to get trouble sooner or later-and it will probably be sooner. In the case of the United Kingdom Supreme Court, it seems to me to be very important that there...”
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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 57.29% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 244 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)