A selection of Lord Pendry's votes
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Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
Voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 1997–2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 1999
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My Lords, the House should be indebted to my noble friend Lord Young for giving us the opportunity to take another look at the apprenticeship levy scheme since its inception in 2017 and the pressing need for greater workplace opportunities for our young people. I declare an interest in this debate: I began my working life as an apprentice in an electrical engineering firm, ironically here in...
My Lords, I was a member of this Select Committee for a short time, during which I heard its members, under the chairmanship of my noble friend Lord Bassam, set about producing the report before us. I express my admiration for my noble friend and the committee—indeed, for all those responsible for this splendid report and its recommendations. Over the years, there have been many notable...
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 February (HL13173) which stated that the "Social Care Green Paper remains a priority for this Government", how they define priority in this instance; and what are the Department of Health and Social Care's other priorities.
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Entered the House of Lords on 11 July 2001
Previously MP for Stalybridge and Hyde until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Stalybridge and Hyde, 1970-2001. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, 1978-79; Opposition spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1979-82; on regional affairs and devolution, 1982-92; on national heritage, 1992-97. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Also represented Stalybridge and Hyde
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (12 Jun 2018 to 6 Sep 2018)
- Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
- Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 26 Oct 1992)
- Member, Members' Interests Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (11 Nov 1978 to 4 May 1979)
- Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Member, Expenditure: Trade & Industry Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 24 Nov 1978)
- Government Whip (8 Mar 1974 to 18 Jan 1977)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman, The Football Stadia Improvement Fund Limited. (£20,001-£25,000)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the National Federation of Demolition Contractors Ltd. (£5,001-£10,000)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK
Many media, sporting, tourism and other cultural invitations as Chairman of All Party Tourism Group and of All Party Sports Group.
Complimentary membership of the Congress Dining Club, Westminster. (Registered 21 June 1999)
9-11 February 2000, I attended the annual conference of the British Incoming Tour Operators Association (BITOA) in Belfast. My expenses were met by BITOA. (Registered 14 February 2000)
15-17 February 2001, in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Tourism Group I attended the British Incoming Tour Operators Association annual convention in Bristol. BITOA met my travel and accommodation expenses. (Registered 27 February 2001)
6. Overseas visits
3-17 September 2000, to China, travel to China paid by myself, all travel and accommodation in China provided by the Chinese Association for International Understanding. (Registered 4 October 2000)
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