A selection of Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan's votes
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Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 1999–2003
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I do not wish to follow the remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Farmer, in their entirety. I wish to comment on homes and construction, which play a fundamental part in supporting families. This Budget was somewhat strange in so far as, in the run-up to it, there were very few leaks and very few promises. It was very modest in effect. In fact, when the forecasts were announced in the...
My Lords, I draw attention to my interests as set out in the register. The Minister will be aware that some 850,000 households, or 35%, of the people in fuel poverty are in the privately rented sector. In 2011, the coalition Government introduced regulations which are to take effect next year, but as far as can be discerned, very little in the way of instructions have been given to private...
My Lords, the gracious Speech is notable as much for what is not included as for what has been offered, but the Government’s failure to retain a working majority and the humiliating pork-barrel deal with the DUP are probably issues for another day. As the amendment of my noble friend Lady Hayter says, we need to prioritise jobs and the economy generally. The opening speech of the noble...
More of Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2005
Previously MP for Ochil until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Also represented Ochil; Clackmannan; Stirlingshire East and Clackmannan
Currently held offices
- Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chairman, Trade & Industry Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jan 1996 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Chair, Trade & Industry Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1988 to 9 Apr 1992)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (3 May 1979 to 16 Jan 1981)
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- Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 65.07% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 77 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 98 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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