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- Became a Lord on 13 June 2006
- Positions held at time of appointment: former General Secretary, Transport and General Workers Union. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Morris of Handsworth voted on key issues:
- Voted very strongly against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly for more EU integration. votes
- Voted for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted for allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (14 May 2013)
“My Lords, I, too, pay tribute to the gracious Speech and to the three excellent maiden speeches that we have heard today. I want to say a few words about the invisible generation, usually labelled as “the elderly”, and like many Members of your Lordships’ House, I have to declare an interest. As the elderly, we are constantly reminded that we carry a high maintenance cost in...”
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill — Commons Amendments (24 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, I support the Motion in the name of my noble friend Lord Lea of Crondall. My support is based on two principles which I want to clarify. First, it is important that the intention of Parliament is clear and my noble friend's Motion does that. Secondly, there is the issue of equality of opportunity in the recruitment process. Given the extent of the Government's effort to secure the...”
- Growth and Infrastructure Bill: Report (3rd Day) (20 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I rise to support the amendment removing Clause 27. Let me make it absolutely clear that I am a passionate believer in-and advocate of-the stakeholding society, the stakeholding community and, of course, the stakeholding workplace. Applied to the workplace, the stakeholder principle can deliver workplace harmony, increase productivity and change the culture. I want to see all...”
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- Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 70.60% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 2 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") 54 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)