Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.Donate to our crowdfunder
We’re trying to raise £25,000 to support TheyWorkForYou into the future.
Please take a minute to donate to TheyWorkForYou so we can bring you voting summaries like this for years to come.Donate now
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord King of Bridgwater’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord King of Bridgwater’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, as I understand my noble friend’s position, she is not going to stand at the Dispatch Box and say that she is sure that all the negotiations that are now going to be conducted will go wrong. For a Minister to admit that in the House of Lords would be a remarkable headline, and if I may say so, her position is exactly right. At the moment, we hope that we will travel happily and...
My Lords, I am not happy to follow the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, into his legal arguments. I will leave the Minister to deal with them because, having listened to the noble and learned Lord, I simply make this point: where are we coming from, where have we been, and to what extent were some of those arguments relevant under the European arrest warrant and current procedures as well?...
My Lords, the noble Lord referred to a safer and fairer world and the lead that the United Kingdom might play in global discussions on this. He talked about mass migration of people and the challenges of poverty and climate change. However, so far he has left out the most important single issue of the lot—the huge explosion in population. Does he believe that the United Kingdom should play...
Entered the House of Lords on 17 October 2001
Previously MP for Bridgwater until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bridgewater, 1970-2001. Secretary of State for the Environment, 1983; for Transport, 1983; for Employment, 1983-85; for Northern Ireland, 1985-89, for Defence, 1989-92. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 12 March 1970 — unknown
Also represented Bridgwater
Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.
This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.