Lord Carswell


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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees

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Recent appearances

  • 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...
  • Human Rights and Civil Liberties — Motion to Take Note 2 Jul 2015

    My Lords, I have to confess to a degree of hesitation about entering into a debate on the topic of human rights with the noble Lord, Lord Lester of Herne Hill, whose knowledge of the subject is encyclopaedic and whose experience is unrivalled. However, I have a point to put before your Lordships and a suggestion to make, therefore I shall dare to be a Daniel. Sir John Major said some time...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 January 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 17 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 1 debate 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 2.14% 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") 14 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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