A selection of Lord Wills’s votes
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Generally voted for university tuition fees Show votes
10 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 1997–2010.
Has never voted on encouraging occupational pensions Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2004–2010.
Voted a mixture of for and against a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
5 votes for, 6 votes against, in 2007.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
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Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
Voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2008.
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My Lords, I am very grateful to all noble Lords who have taken part in this debate. It has been a short debate, but I hope it has been another stage in making a profound difference to the lives of those who, in the future, may be involved in public tragedies, which, as the Minister said, are inevitable. I also hope it will make a difference to those who, out of a clear blue sky, find their...
I am grateful to the Minister; I would not dream of expecting him to make any commitments today, but I am grateful for his willingness to listen, because it suggests a willingness to accept amendments that go in a slightly different direction. He rightly points out that this is not the time to debate the Victims and Prisoners Bill, but I draw his attention to his remarks about the complexity...
As some noble Lords may remember, this is the second time I have moved that this Bill be read a second time. The first was more than seven years ago, when it received wide cross-party support. I then outlined how the Bill, which provides better support for victims and families bereaved in public disasters, had grown out of my experience as a Minister who devised the Hillsborough Independent...
More of Lord Wills’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2010
Previously MP for North Swindon until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented North Swindon
Topics of interest
- Education and Skills
- Home Department
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Trade and Industry
- Departments: Freedom of Information
- Citizens Juries
- Common Agricultural Policy
- Antisocial Behaviour
- Public Order
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2020)
- The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice ( 2 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (28 Jun 2007 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office ( 2 Jun 2002 to 11 Jul 2003)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System IT) (29 May 2002 to 11 Jul 2003)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Lord Chancellor's Department) (11 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Employment) (29 Jul 1999 to 10 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Employment (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry ( 4 Jan 1999 to 28 Jul 1999)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Trade and Industry) ( 4 Jan 1999 to 29 Jul 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
8. Land and Property
Commercial premises in London from which rental income is received.
My financial interests and those of my wife are in a blind trust, the details of which have been laid in the House.
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