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A selection of Lord Bradley's votes
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Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
6 votes for, 1 vote against, between 1999–2003
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, between 2008–2011
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Bradley’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Bradley’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, declaring my interests in the register, I will briefly touch on three issues from the Queen’s Speech relating to healthcare. I also congratulate my noble friend Lady Blower on her excellent maiden speech. First, I turn to the intention to enshrine in law the National Health Service’s multiyear funding settlement. This commitment and additional resources for the NHS are obviously...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether gym clothing is available to all women prisoners who request it in every prison in England.
My Lords, I am pleased to be able to make a short contribution to this last day of the Queen’s Speech debate. I refer to my declarations in the register of interests. I also commend my noble friend Lady Sherlock on her excellent opening speech, which clearly laid out the context for this debate on behalf of these Benches. The first issue I raise is education, and specifically the crucial...
More of Lord Bradley’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2006
Previously MP for Manchester, Withington until 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)
Positions held at time of appointment: Former Member of Parliament for Manchester,Withington; former Minister of State, Home Office. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election
Also represented Manchester, Withington
Currently held offices
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 1 Jul 2019)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (1 Nov 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (1 Nov 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Member, House Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 30 Jun 2010)
- Member, Health Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Health and Social Care Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
- Minister of State (Prisons), Home Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Prisons) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Member, Finance and Services Committee (1 Jul 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Deputy Chief Whip (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Member, Committee of Selection (27 Jul 1998 to 11 May 2001)
- Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip) (1 Jan 1998 to 1 Jan 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Social Security (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Social Security) (2 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (1 Jan 1996 to 1 Jan 1997)
- Member, Agriculture Committee (31 Oct 1991 to 10 Feb 1992)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Social Security) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1996)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1991 to 1 Jan 1996)
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- Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bradley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 145 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 61.85% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 69 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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