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- Became a Lord on 27 June 2006
- Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum. (from Number 10 press release)
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Sheikh voted on key issues:
- Voted moderately for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted strongly against more EU integration. votes
- Voted against equal gay rights. votes
- Voted against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Queen's Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (13 May 2013)
“My Lords, I am very pleased to speak in this debate. Last week's gracious Speech was rightfully centred above all else on the economy. It was a reminder to us all that although we have made some progress, there is still much to be done and our Government are committed to staying the course and maintaining our disciplined approach of austerity. Even more than that, it was about managing our...”
- Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (21 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I was able to speak in last year's post-Budget debate. Twelve months ago, we all hoped that we would now be in a healthier economic position. We have admirably cut our deficit by a third and seen more than 1 million new private sector jobs created. However, the wider global situation, particularly in the eurozone, remains such that full recovery is still some way off and the...”
- Commonwealth and Commonwealth Charter — Motion to Take Note (7 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, I am pleased to speak in this timely and most worthy debate. I thank my noble friend Lord Wallace of Saltaire for introducing it. I have been clear in this House previously about my admiration for the Commonwealth. For me, it is a network of countries that strikes the right balance between sharing a commitment to democracy and the rule of law and celebrating the diversity that...”
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- Has spoken in 23 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 53.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 9 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") 117 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)