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- Became a Lord in 1963
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Selsdon voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted moderately for greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (15 May 2013)
“My Lords, I must admit to finding myself a little emotionally confused. I have suddenly realised that this is my 50th Queen’s Speech. I have spoken on most of them. One year, I was minding my own business when the Leader of the House asked if I would see him. He asked, “Would you be kind enough to agree to reply to the Queen’s Speech?”. So I put my name down to vote,...”
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- Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 52.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 7 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 229 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)