Lord Maginnis of Drumglass

Independent Ulster Unionist Peer

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 more EU integration
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    I apologise for interrupting the Minister again, but will not his solution lead to a divide-and-conquer situation? Do we have any idea of how many individuals will require to give evidence, what the length of time will be and whether that will again be manipulated to take us out of the time limits that have been placed on us?
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    I apologise for interrupting the Minister. In reference to the mistake he just alluded to, would I be right in saying that this was not a mistake but a tactic which emanates from the Northern Ireland Office and which, despite the good offices of the noble Lord and others, has landed us in this situation?
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) (No. 2) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 19 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I would be more than happy to be a signatory to the amendments, and I am particularly pleased that two of my Belfast-based colleagues are responsible for tabling them. Someone like me—representing, as I did for many years in the other place, the south-west of the Province of Northern Ireland—knows what it is like for farmers to find themselves misled and encouraged to...

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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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