Lord Triesman

Labour

A selection of Lord Triesman's votes

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  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Second Reading 6 Dec 2016

    My Lords, Ministers are sometimes asked to explain the need for a Bill for which there is limited necessity and which may well do much more harm than good. I am not convinced by what the Government have said about why this Bill is needed. As they have looked for the changes in higher education, I am far from convinced that any of the safeguards they propose will protect what is most valued...
  • Defence: Continuous At-Sea Deterrent - Motion to Take Note 13 Jul 2016

    My Lords, I support the statement made on 9 July and the proposal in tonight’s Motion. I support the view that four submarines will make a key contribution to the alliance upon which our security architecture relies. The Minister has put the issues very effectively, though I share my noble friend Lord Robertson’s anxiety that we are coming to a critical discussion perhaps without...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (23 Jun 2004 to 11 May 2005)
  • Lords in Waiting (Whips) (19 Dec 2003 to 10 May 2005)

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