A selection of Lord Jones of Cheltenham's votes
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Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Has never voted on removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 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
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 11 votes against, 2 absences, between 1997–2010
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what priority they will give in their negotiations on leaving the EU to securing an agreement continuing the annual increase in the UK state pension for UK citizens who remain living in EU member states.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effects of the earthquake in central Botswana on 3 April, and whether they will ensure that the EU offers appropriate assistance to the government of Botswana.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with pensioner organisations regarding the impact of the reduction in the exchange rate of the pound sterling on the incomes of citizens in receipt of the UK state pension who live outside the UK in (1) the EU, (2) the Overseas Territories, and (3) elsewhere in the world.
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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
Currently held offices
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Lords) Committee (since 5 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- 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 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Jones of Cheltenham’s speeches
- Has received answers to 136 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 59.52% 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") 25 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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