Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Chidgey's votes

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  • Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Overseas Trade 25 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the potential effects on investment of uncertainty around issues of future market access, whether they plan to commit to (1) extending bilaterally the duty- and quota-free access that the least developed countries have had to the UK market since 2001 once the UK’s exit from the EU is completed; (2) honouring the duty- and quota-free...
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agricultural Products: ACP Countries 22 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to continue to recognise EU sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) and food safety approvals for imports of agricultural products from the African, Caribbean and Pacific group countries once the UK’s exit from the EU is complete, or whether they plan to require exporters from those countries to secure separate SPS and food safety...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Sudan: Human Trafficking 14 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports from Human Rights Watch of collusion between Sudanese police forces and people smugglers trafficking people in the region.

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2005

Previously MP for Eastleigh until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Eastleigh, 1994-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman for employment, 1994-1995; on transport, 1995-1997, trade and industry, 1997-1999. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown

Also represented Eastleigh

Expenses

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (8 Feb 2005 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2003 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 5 Nov 2001)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Jan 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (1 Nov 1999 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1999 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 84 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Chidgey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 120 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 59.06% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 11 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Chidgey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 103 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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