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Lord Thomson of Monifieth
Former Liberal Democrat Peer
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- Became a Lord in 1977
- Left Parliament on 3 October 2008 — Died
Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Thomson of Monifieth voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted moderately for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Has never voted on more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
- Has never voted on laws to stop climate change. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
Most recent appearances
- British Identity and Citizenship (2 Feb 2006)
“My Lords, I join other noble Lords in thanking my noble friend Lord Wallace of Saltaire for raising the topical but important, and evidently controversial, subject of Britishness. We are all, of course, British citizens within the United Kingdom. Yet the word "Britishness" comes a little uneasily and self-consciously to the lips of many of us in these post-imperial days. Our sense of...”
- Education and Aid Programme (14 Oct 2005)
“rose to ask Her Majesty's Government what is their policy on the role of education in their overseas aid programme. My Lords, I can put simply my reason for having this debate. I wish to emphasise before the next Commonwealth summit in Malta in November the vital importance of education within the aid programme, particularly within sub-Saharan Africa. The Government have been taking welcome...”
- European Union Developments (21 Jun 2005)
“My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Lawson, made a speech of great importance. It was perceptive and possessed considerable profundity. I do not agree with his final conclusions, for reasons that I shall give at the end of my short remarks, but he asked the important question that has been raised by the events of the past two weeks in the European Union—what is the purpose of Europe now in...”
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- Has spoken in 0 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 33.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 50 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)