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Liberal Democrat Peer
- Also represented North Cornwall; Bodmin
- Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2005
- Previously MP for North Cornwall until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
- Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bodmin, 1974, North Cornwall, 1992-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on agriculture and rural affairs, 1992-1997; on transport, 1994-1995; on food, 1997-1999; Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, 1997-2001; Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, 1997-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
- Entered Parliament on 28 February 1974 — General election
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Voting record (from PublicWhip)
How Lord Tyler voted on key issues since 2001:
- Voted very strongly against the Iraq war. votes
- Voted very strongly for an investigation into the Iraq war. votes
- Voted moderately against greater autonomy for schools. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing ID cards. votes
- Voted moderately against the hunting ban. votes
- Voted very strongly against introducing foundation hospitals. votes
- Voted strongly for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords. votes
- Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords. votes
- Voted strongly for equal gay rights. votes
- Voted very strongly against university tuition fees. votes
- Voted very strongly for laws to stop climate change. votes
- Voted moderately for more EU integration. votes
- Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs. votes
- Has never voted on replacing Trident. votes
- Voted strongly against Labour's anti-terrorism laws. votes
- Voted moderately for a smoking ban. votes
- Voted for encouraging occupational pensions. votes
- Voted against allowing ministers to intervene in inquests. votes
- Voted very strongly against a stricter asylum system. votes
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- Occasionally rebels against their party.
- Queen’s Speech — Debate (2nd Day) (9 May 2013)
“My Lords, I first spoke in a debate on the then gracious Speech in March 1974. I recall being mystified by that vital penultimate sentence heard again today: “other measures will be laid before you”. I could not then imagine that such innocent, innocuous words could be so important, but on many occasions since, they have proved to be the most significant warning of political...”
- Written Answers — House of Lords: UK Residents: Non-domiciled (25 Apr 2013)
“To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their current estimate of the number of United Kingdom citizens resident outside the United Kingdom.”
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- Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Has received answers to 9 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 73.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 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") 270 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
Figures in brackets are ranks.Data from parliament.uk (source).
|Type||2008/09||2007/08||2006/07||2005/06||2004/05 (ranking out of 659)||2003/04 (ranking out of 658)||2002/03 (ranking out of 657)||2001/02 (ranking out of 657)|
|Staying away from main home||£0||£13,515 (515th)||£16,057 (434th)||£15,255 (514th)||£14,945 (361st)|
|Office running costs||£791||£19,102 (214th)||£18,799 (joint 13th with 178 others)||£18,138 (320th)||£19,525 (178th)|
|Staffing costs||£6,665||£67,682 (457th)||£65,954 (joint 422nd with 1 other)||£60,696 (506th)||£45,156 (357th)|
|Members' Travel||£340||£16,769 (joint 100th with 1 other)||£15,242 (139th)||£14,930 (142nd)||£11,402 (156th)|
|Members' Staff Travel||£0||£780 (joint 222nd with 1 other)||£283 (335th)||£480 (joint 261st with 1 other)||£687 (joint 193rd with 2 others)|
|Members' Spouse Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Members' Family Travel||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Purchased Stationery||£0||£1,002 (joint 287th with 1 other)||£692 (410th)||£1,354 (joint 199th with 2 others)||£1,841 (96th)|
|Stationery: Associated Postage Costs||N/A||N/A||£0||£2,496 (327th)||£1,809 (448th)||N/A||N/A|
|Centrally Provided Computer Equipment||£0||£2,041 (joint 24th with 2 others)||£2,041 (joint 20th with 2 others)||£2,041 (joint 20th with 2 others)||£2,041 (joint 20th with 2 others)|
|Other Costs||£16,377||£0||£124 (85th)||£0||£0|
|Total||£24,173||£123,387 (322nd)||£121,001 (288th)||£112,894 (328th)||£95,597 (158th)|