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A selection of Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown’s votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 37 votes against, 30 absences, between 2007–2014.
Voted against removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2007–2012.
Almost always voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2010–2013.
Almost always voted for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, between 2008–2014.
Almost always voted against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Show votes
0 votes for, 9 votes against, 2 absences, between 2013–2014.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 3 absences, between 2010–2013.
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I commend the noble Baroness, Lady O’Loan, on her amendment. I can assure her that if it is pushed to a vote, I will be very happy to support it. I would like, however, to correct the noble and learned Lord, Lord Clarke, who has shown a somewhat inaccurate knowledge of what is happening in Northern Ireland. He said that there is one region within the United Kingdom where there is no...
But what he said was somewhat different—however, I want to move forward. I acknowledge that this is a very sensitive matter and different sides have deeply held views on it throughout the Northern Ireland community. The Secretary of State acknowledged that to the Seventh Delegated Legislation Committee in the other place last Thursday, but he then deliberately and defiantly—given the...
I accept that we long for the devolved Administration to be set up in Northern Ireland, but we all know the reason why that is not happening at the moment. It is because of the forcing of the protocol upon the people of Northern Ireland, yet the heart of the Belfast agreement is that there has to be an acceptance and a willingness from all within the community of Northern Ireland, both the...
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DUP Peer, Former DUP MLA for South Antrim
Entered the House of Lords on 19 June 2018
Previously MP for South Antrim until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election
Left the Assembly on 1 July 2010 — Resigned
Also represented South Antrim; Mid Ulster
Topics of interest
- Northern Ireland
- Department of Health
- HM Treasury
- Crosshill Quarry
- Armed Forces: Northern Ireland
- Tax Credits
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jun 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Public Accounts Commission (12 Jul 2010 to 26 Jan 2011)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow DUP Leader of the House of Commons (1 Jun 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (1 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, Panel of Chairs (16 Nov 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (1 Jun 2005 to 6 May 2010)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
- Chairman, House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill Committee (0 out of 13)
- Chairman, National Insurance Contributions Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Deep Sea Mining Bill Committee (1 out of 2)
- Chairman, Prisons (Property) bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Financial Services (Banking Reform)Bill Committee (2 out of 2)
- Chairman, Presumption of Death Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Financial Services (Banking Reform) Bill Committee (2 out of 6)
- Chairman, Budget Responsibility and National Audit Bill Committee (3 out of 4)
- Chairman, Health and Social Care Bill Committee (3 out of 40)
- Chairman, Daylight Saving Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants Etc.) Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Law Commission Bill Committee (1 out of 1)
- Chairman, Dormant Bank and Building Society Accounts Bill Committee (2 out of 3)
- Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (1 out of 4)
- Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Bill Committee (0 out of 1)
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
, Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Mullaghboy Hill, Magherafelt. £364 per week plus Manse rent allowance (£120 per week). Hours: 30 hours per week (Updated 21 March 201 and 16 January 2015)
8. Land and Property
One half share in a house in England from which rental income is received.
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