A selection of Lord Jones of Cheltenham's votes
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Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2010
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 5 absences, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
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My Lords, I too thank my noble friend Lady Miller for this important debate. We have heard a lot of figures about the number of deaths caused by pollution, but the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health estimates that 16%—one in six—of all deaths worldwide are caused by pollution. It is a worldwide problem, not just one for this country. I will say a few words on a topic about...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in providing assistance to those working on Ascension Island, whose work has been disrupted by the cessation of the use of Ascension as a refuelling stop for flights to and from the Falkland Islands.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to revert to using Ascension Island as a refuelling stop after scheduled works have been completed; and when they expect flights using Ascension to resume.
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Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2005
Previously MP for Cheltenham until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Cheltenham, 1992-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on England, local government and housing, 1992-1993; on science and technology, 1993-1999; on consumer affairs, 1995-1997; on culture, media and sport, 1997-1999; on international development, 1999-2005. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Cheltenham
Other offices held in the past
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (5 May 2016 to 15 Dec 2016)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (15 May 2002 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, International Development Committee (1 Nov 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (14 Jul 1997 to 15 May 2000)
- Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
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- Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Jones of Cheltenham’s speeches
- Has received answers to 164 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 59.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 26 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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