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A selection of Lord Cope of Berkeley's votes
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Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2006–2011
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Cope of Berkeley’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Cope of Berkeley’s full vote analysis page for more.
My Lords, I support the Bill although I was pro-European for a long time. Following the referendum and all that has happened since, I am now convinced that withdrawal is not only inevitable but in our country’s best interests—and the sooner the better, so that business and the rest of us can adjust our lives and plans to the new situation. As my time in Parliament draws near its end, I...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, UK approved bodies will only be able to provide third party conformity assessment, where required, for products placed on the UK market; and whether equivalent EU notified bodies will be able to provide such assessment for products placed on both the UK and EU markets via CE marking.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, will be the duration of the time-limited arrangement for the acceptance in the UK of CE marking and hence third party EU notified body conformity assessment.
More of Lord Cope of Berkeley’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Currently held offices
- Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (since 19 Jan 2009)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (1 Sep 2016 to 4 Feb 2020)
- Member, House Committee (Lords) (16 May 2013 to 31 Aug 2016)
- Chair, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (6 Dec 2010 to 1 May 2012)
- Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (1 Feb 2010 to 6 May 2010)
- Chief Whips, Whips (9 Jul 2007 to 9 Jul 2007)
- Member, Joint Committee on Security (24 May 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Opposition Chief Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Chief Whip, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (13 Nov 2002 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (28 Jun 2001 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (21 Jun 2001 to 8 Oct 2007)
- Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (13 Dec 2000 to 8 Oct 2007)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jan 1995 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Paymaster General (HM Treasury) (14 Apr 1992 to 19 Jul 1994)
- Deputy Chair & Treasurer, Conservative Party (1 Nov 1990 to 1 Apr 1992)
- The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office (25 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
- Minister of State (Department of Employment) (13 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1989)
- Treasurer of HM Household (Deputy Chief Whip) (11 Jun 1983 to 14 Jun 1987)
- Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
- Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
- Government Whip (9 Jan 1981 to 13 Jun 1983)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (16 May 1979 to 9 Jan 1981)
- Member, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
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