Lord Carswell


A selection of Lord Carswell's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I shall just add a very brief grace note in the gap. The day before I was sworn in as a High Court judge, a booby-trap bomb was left under my car. By the grace of God, I saw it and I escaped. A very brave ammunitions technical officer risked his life to try to diffuse it and, unhappily, was only partly successful. The explosion took place and there was an immense amount of damage...
  • Armed Services: Claims - Motion to Take Note 24 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble and learned friend Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood on bringing this topic before the House in today’s debate. It is one well worthy of your Lordships’ consideration. I must say to the House at the outset that I, too, was a member of the panel of the Appellate Committee of your Lordships’ House which heard the Al-Skeini appeal—the...
  • House of Lords Reform — Motion to Take Note (Continued) 15 Sep 2015

    My Lords, the noble Baroness, Lady Oppenheim-Barnes, has had to withdraw her name from the speakers list, so I shall follow now. We are all agreed—or perhaps I might say all but one agreed—that the number of Members of this House is too large and that some steps are required to bring it down to a suitable level. As to what those steps should be, well, one is reminded of the old...

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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)


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  • Has spoken in 2 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 2.11% 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") 15 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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