A selection of Lord Falconer of Thoroton’s votes
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Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010.
Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 10 absences, between 2008–2011.
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My Lords, Lord Justice Edis stopped all of the warrant process on the basis that the courts had not been considering the vulnerability of the customers against whom warrants were being issued. The reason that process exists is to prevent prepayment meters being forced upon people who are vulnerable and would maybe therefore not get heat. There is a degree of urgency, therefore, in sorting out...
My Lords, the National Police Air Service’s entire fixed-wing aircraft fleet is based at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. The fixed-wing element of the UK’s life-saving search and rescue service is based at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has aircraft on-call there 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Peel will close the airport within two or...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Currently held offices
- Member, Constitution Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Spokesperson (Scotland) (18 May 2021 to 29 Nov 2021)
- Shadow Advocate-General for Scotland (18 May 2021 to 29 Nov 2021)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (15 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
- Shadow Attorney General (6 Apr 2020 to 29 Nov 2021)
- Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (20 Jun 2019 to 23 Jul 2019)
- Shadow Lord Chancellor and Shadow Secretary of State for Justice (11 May 2015 to 26 Jun 2016)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Constitutional and Deputy Priministerial Issues) (17 Oct 2011 to 11 May 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice (9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (9 Oct 2006 to 1 Jun 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee (4 Oct 2006 to 12 Oct 2006)
- Member, Constitutional Reform Bill Committee (22 Mar 2004 to 24 Jun 2004)
- Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (16 Jul 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 9 May 2007)
- Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (12 Jun 2003 to 24 May 2005)
- Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor (12 Jun 2003 to 8 May 2007)
- Minister of State (Criminal Policy), Home Office (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice System) (29 May 2002 to 12 Jun 2003)
- Minister of State (Housing and Planning), Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)
- Minister of State (Department of Transport, Local Government and Regions) (Housing & Planning) (8 Jun 2001 to 28 May 2002)
- Minister of State, Cabinet Office (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Solicitor General, Law Officers' Department (5 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
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