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- Became a Lord on 12 January 2004
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Triesman voted on key issues:
- Has never voted on allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly for a stricter asylum system. votes
- Voted very strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Voted strongly for introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted for the hunting ban. votes
- Voted a mixture of for and against laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
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- Hardly ever rebels against their party.
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (15 May 2013)
“My Lords, I thank the Minister for what she has said and hope to respond against the background of the four guiding principles that she mentioned in her introduction. The debate has 56 listed speakers with extensive knowledge and experience, which, in my view, speaks volumes for the case for a standing committee on foreign relations in your Lordships’ House. This is a deeply unsettled,...”
- Crime: British Victims Abroad — Question (23 Apr 2013)
“My Lords, I appreciate the difficulty in helping victims in some jurisdictions. For good reason, we do not have missions and consular services everywhere. However, this gives little comfort to individuals in frightening circumstances where there are language barriers or to their families. Can the Minister give them more comfort? What targets do we ask other Governments to observe in notifying...”
- Liaison Committee — Motion to Agree (21 Mar 2013)
“My Lords, perhaps I may add a few words in support of a foreign affairs committee. For a considerable time, I have been closely associated with debates on foreign affairs from both the Government and Opposition Benches. Each year it seems less intelligible that we do not have the resource to do the detailed and interrogative work that is needed in a committee format. There is great expertise...”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 56.28% of votes in this House with this affiliation — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 18 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") 733 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)