Lord Truscott


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  • 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
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes 1 vote for, 0 votes against, 14 absences, between 2008–2011
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees

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Recent appearances

  • Shale Gas - Question for Short Debate 7 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the economic and environmental benefits of shale gas development in the United Kingdom.
  • Shale Gas - Question for Short Debate 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords, in opening this debate, I declare a non-pecuniary interest as vice-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Shale Gas Regulation and Planning and as a former UK Energy Minister. This is a controversial subject and, no doubt, your Lordships have heard and will hear many different views. Hydraulic fracturing—fracking—is a technological reality and cannot be...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Labour Member of the European Parliament for Hertfordshire. (from Number 10 press release)

Party was Labour until 13 May 2009

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (28 Jun 2007 to 17 Oct 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Energy), Department of Trade and Industry (9 Jan 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (15 Nov 2006 to 16 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Trade and Industry) (Energy) (10 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (24 May 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)


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