A selection of Lord Willis of Knaresborough's votes
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Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
Generally voted against university tuition fees Show votes
Has never voted on increasing the rate of VAT
Almost always voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
Voted a mixture of for and against encouraging occupational pensions Show votes
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the process by which Global Challenge Research Fund programmes will be agreed; and whether final decisions will be determined by reference to the Haldane principle.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what involvement ministers will have in determining the areas of global challenge before monies from the Global Challenge Research Fund are allocated to Research Councils.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the process for agreeing cross-research council proposals before accessing Global Challenge Research Fund monies.
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Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 7 July 2010
Previously MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Harrogate and Knaresborough
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Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Universities and Skills
- Trade and Industry
- Departmental Domestic Visits
- Higher Education
- Teacher Training
Currently held offices
- Member, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Chair, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (13 Sep 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (27 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Chairman, Commons Science and Technology Committee (7 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Chair, Commons Science and Technology Committee (1 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Chairman, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (18 Apr 2008 to 7 Oct 2009)
- Chair, Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee (10 Mar 2008 to 30 Sep 2009)
- Chairman, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (6 Feb 2008 to 18 Apr 2008)
- Chair, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 10 Mar 2008)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (9 Nov 2007 to 14 Nov 2007)
- Member, Innovation, Universities and Skills Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 6 Feb 2008)
- Chairman, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (18 May 2007 to 3 Jun 2008)
- Chair, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (15 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (14 May 2007 to 18 May 2007)
- Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (2 May 2007 to 15 May 2007)
- Chairman, Science and Technology Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 20 Aug 2008)
- Member, Liaison Committee (1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 1 Nov 2005)
- Chair, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (13 Jul 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Education and Skills, Education & Skills (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Member, Education & Employment Committee (29 Mar 1999 to 13 Nov 2000)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
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