Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Former MP

Independent Ulster Unionist

A selection of Lord Maginnis of Drumglass's votes

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  • Generally voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes 0 votes for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, in 1999
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: MV Seaman Guard Ohio 19 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the Somalia pirates’ hijacking of an Indian vessel on 1 April, whether they intend to further press the government of India regarding the release of the British ex-servicemen known as the Chennai Six who were arrested while on anti-piracy duties in October 2013; and what representations they have made to the government of India...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cyprus: Politics and Government 11 Apr 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their policy towards the new legislation passed by the Parliament of the Republic of Cyprus officially commemorating the 1950 Enosis referendum; what assessment they have made of the impact of that legislation on the Cyprus Talks process; and what representations they have made to President Anastasiades.
  • Northern Ireland: Legacy Agreement - Question 24 Jan 2017

    My Lords, amid the political turmoil and lack of decorum in the Northern Ireland Assembly and among its politicians, will the Government ensure their full support for Secretary of State Brokenshire in his responsibility to prevent Barra McGrory being allowed to intimidate and threaten the press, hence hindering people like me by the supposedly confidential instructions he has issued from his...

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Independent Ulster Unionist Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 October 2001

Previously MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, 1983-2001 (resigned seat in 1985 and re-elected in 1986). Spokesman for: defence and home office, 1997-2000; defence, trade and industry, 2000-2001. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Party was UUP until 7 Oct 2002; Crossbench until 30 Sep 2009; UUP until 30 Oct 2012; Non-affiliated until 11 Jul 2013

Also represented Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Defence Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 17 Dec 1985)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

10. Miscellaneous and unremunerated interests
Chairman of the Moygashel Community Development Association (unremunerated).

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