Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Former MP

Independent Ulster Unionist

A selection of Lord Maginnis of Drumglass'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 university tuition fees
  • 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 27 Mar 2018

    Before the Minister sits down, I draw his attention to one thing that he and the noble Lord, Lord Murphy, said: perhaps it would be a good idea to have a second-generation George Mitchell. We do not want another George Mitchell. Much as we loved him, much as we worked under him and much as we sought to achieve an agreement, that agreement was voted on north and south. I have nothing more to...
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 27 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I have to admit that when I first looked at these Bills, I did not find myself being particularly enthusiastic. I thank our Front-Bench spokesmen and the new Secretary of State for at least endeavouring to meet to discuss the problems that I encounter. First and foremost, I agree with the noble Lord, Lord Browne, in hoping that the Assembly will be back in place. It has become very...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cyprus 19 Mar 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the extent to which Russian oligarchs have been able to acquire Republic of Cyprus nationality, (2) the extent to which such acquisitions enable those individuals to obtain visa-free access to the European Union, (3) whether EU arrangements highlight any inequity with which the EU treats the Turkish Cypriots...

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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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