A selection of Lord Boateng's votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1999–2003
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
2 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
8 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government to what figures they have access on the representation of UK-domiciled black and Asian ethnic minorities in comparison to UK population averages amongst (1) UK-domiciled students, and (2) academic staff, in (a) Russell Group, and (b) non-Russell Group, universities.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the work of (1) the Higher Education Academy, and (2) the Higher Education Statistics Agency, in relation to equal opportunities in higher education for black and Asian UK-domiciled students in (a) undergraduate studies, and (b) post-graduate studies.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they last met UK Vice-Chancellors to discuss (1) the proportion of admission offers made to UK-domiciled black and other ethnic minority students, and (2) the number of black and Asian UK-domiciled citizens appointed to academic posts in UK universities.
More of Lord Boateng’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 2010
Previously MP for Brent South until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Brent South
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (5 Sep 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
- Chief Secretary, HM Treasury (29 May 2002 to 11 May 2005)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (29 May 2002 to 6 May 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 24 Jun 2002)
- Financial Secretary, HM Treasury (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (28 Oct 1998 to 7 Jun 2001)
- Minister of State, Home Office (27 Oct 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (6 May 1997 to 28 Oct 1998)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health (5 May 1997 to 27 Oct 1998)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1989 to 1 Jan 1992)
- Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 19 Dec 1989)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Boateng’s speeches
- Has received answers to 50 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Responsiveness to messages sent via WriteToThem.com in 2005: Too little data for valid analysis.
- Has voted in 46.54% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 32 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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