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
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 more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
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 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 draw attention to my interests in the register. Is the Minister confident that there are sufficient competent people to carry out these checks? My understanding is that local authorities have woefully few people working in building control inspection to carry out the kind of checks that would be required. If it were left to voluntarism, it would be highly dangerous. The issue...
For someone of my age and generation, it was always fashionable to attack the Wilson Governments of 1964 and 1966. In the light of the Blair Middle Eastern excursions, which I have to say I supported at the time, history now favours Wilson on the basis that he did not send any troops to Vietnam. Equally importantly, those of us who in those days were marching against nuclear weapons often...
With the Liberals.
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 84 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 64.69% 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") 106 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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