Lord Carswell

Crossbench

A selection of Lord Carswell's votes

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  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Good Friday Agreement: Impact of Brexit - Motion to Take Note 11 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I have lived all my 84 years in Northern Ireland. My home is in Belfast, but I also feel at home in Dublin, Cork or Galway. Like many other people living in Northern Ireland, I have visited, travelled and holidayed in the Republic. My brother lives in Dublin. It is not a foreign place as far as people are concerned. They are not aliens, they are not people we are glaring at through...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (5th Day) 2 May 2018

    My Lords, I have lived all my life in Belfast. That is rather a long time: even longer than my old and valued, noble and right reverend friend Lord Eames has. During those years, I have been backwards and forwards across the border many, many times, without let or hindrance. That is why I want to focus—just for the purpose of my remarks this afternoon—on subsection (2)(b) of the...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (9th Day) 21 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I had not intended to intervene in this debate, partly because I was not present at Second Reading. I apologise to your Lordships for that but there were certain problems that I had at home. But I am impelled to do so by what has been said so very eloquently by many of your Lordships today. I have lived the whole of my life in Belfast and been through a considerable amount in that...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 January 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Chair, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2009 to 12 Jul 2010)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Carswell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 2.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 18 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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