Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market

Former MP


A selection of Lord MacGregor of Pulham Market's votes

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  • Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against 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
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Second Reading 14 Apr 2016

    My Lords, I am tempted to try to contribute to some of the very important issues that have already been so expertly dealt with, in particular in the speech from the noble Lord, Lord Adonis, who demonstrated his clear knowledge, commitment and persuasiveness on the whole subject. I want to concentrate on an issue to which the noble Lord, Lord Bradshaw, referred, and which will be relevant for...
  • Scotland Bill - Report (2nd Day) 29 Feb 2016

    My Lords, I can speak fairly briefly on this occasion because my noble friend Lord Forsyth put the whole case brilliantly and compulsively. I have sympathy with my noble friend the Minister because he has been put in the almost impossible position of having to defend what is, frankly, the indefensible. That is not his fault. I also understand why it has taken so long to reach an agreement on...
  • Scotland Bill - Committee (3rd Day) 22 Feb 2016

    My Lords, I wish to intervene very briefly. We are indebted today to my noble friend Lord Forsyth for bringing this before the House. As a former chairman of the Economic Affairs Select Committee, a current member of the Constitution Committee and a former Chief Secretary to the Treasury, like the noble Lord, Lord Darling, with whose comments I very much agree, I would like to stress the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 July 2001

Previously MP for South Norfolk until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for South Norfolk, 1974-2001. Chief Secretary to the Treasury, 1985-87; Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 1987-89; Secretary of State for Education and Science, 1989-90; Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons, 1990-92; Secretary of State for Transport, 1992-94. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented South Norfolk

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Chair, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Dec 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Chair, Audit Committee (Lords) (2 Nov 2010 to 15 Jul 2013)
  • Chair, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 2 Nov 2010)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (13 Nov 2007 to 22 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (18 Dec 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (11 Apr 1992 to 20 Jul 1994)
  • Chair, Privileges Committee (8 Nov 1990 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (8 Nov 1990 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House Lords (Privy Council Office) (2 Nov 1990 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Secretary of State for Education and Science (24 Jul 1989 to 1 Nov 1990)
  • Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (13 Jun 1987 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (2 Sep 1985 to 12 Jun 1987)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (13 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) (5 Jan 1981 to 14 Jun 1983)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (7 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1981)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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