A selection of Lord Triesman's votes
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Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
7 votes for, 1 vote against, 7 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
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To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have for schools to improve the educational experience and attainment of adopted children, including those adopted from abroad.
My Lords, I am grateful to the House for the chance to raise a matter that is close to my heart. I start by declaring an interest: I have an adopted 10 year-old daughter, and there is no greater blessing in my life than this wonderful child who became part of my family when three days old. Thank goodness she did not have in her background parents who were substance abusers or who bequeathed...
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Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2004
Other offices held in the past
- Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (13 Oct 2010 to 1 Apr 2014)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Intellectual Property and Quality) (29 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Government Whip (23 Jun 2004 to 11 May 2005)
- Lords in Waiting (Whips) (19 Dec 2003 to 10 May 2005)
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