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Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Voted for university tuition fees Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2010
Almost always voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 8 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
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Entered the House of Lords in 1975
Currently held offices
- Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)
- Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) (since 17 Jul 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (14 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
- Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
- Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
- Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (17 Oct 2011 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (6 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
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