A selection of Lord Snape’s votes
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Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2010.
Voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 1997–2010.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
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Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2008–2011.
Almost always 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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To ask His Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that local authorities in England have sufficient resources to meet planned house building targets.
I thank the Minister for that reply and welcome him to the Dispatch Box on what I understand is his first occasion answering Questions. Does he accept that statistics gathered jointly this month by Close Brothers Property Finance, the Home Builders Federation and Travis Perkins show that over 90% of respondents stated that delays in securing local planning permission and lack of resources in...
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Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2004
Previously MP for West Bromwich East until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Labour Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election
Also represented West Bromwich East
Currently held offices
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jan 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee (15 Oct 2020 to 24 Nov 2021)
- Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2022)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee ( 2 Dec 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
- The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury ( 1 Jan 1977 to 1 Jan 1979)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) ( 1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1977)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
1. Remunerated directorships
Director of Guildfare; a wholly owned subsidiary of the Guild of Business Travel Agents.(£1,001-£5,000)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Consultant to the Guild of Business Travel Agents. (£1,001-£5,000)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) National Express PLC
; bus, rail, coaching and airport operator.
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