A selection of the Earl of Arran’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.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011.
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, 8 absences, between 2008–2011.
Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 5 absences, in 2011.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
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First, I apologise to the House for not being able to be here at the end of today’s proceedings. It is now nearly 20 years since your Lordships convened a Select Committee, of which I was a privileged member, on draft legislation on assisted dying. Three Bills have been debated at Second Reading during that time, two of which passed but were unable to progress in Committee. It is obvious...
My Lords, this House has now debated assisted dying on very many occasions, whether it has been through the legislative efforts of the noble Baroness, Lady Meacher, the noble and learned Lord, Lord Falconer, or the late Lord Joffe. I was very privileged to examine the issue closely when I served on one of your Lordships’ Select Committees on assisted dying more than 15 years ago, chaired by...
My Lords, it is now more than 15 years since I sat on a Select Committee in your Lordships’ House. It was established to look at draft legislation on assisted dying for the terminally ill. As a committee, we had the privilege of travelling to the Netherlands, Dignitas in Switzerland and Oregon, which then stood as the only state in the USA to have legalised this practice. We were led with...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1983
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Horticultural Sector Committee (31 Jan 2023 to 26 Oct 2023)
- Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
- Member, Communications and Digital Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
- Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (23 Nov 1994 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (10 Oct 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
- Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (10 Oct 1994 to 12 Jan 1995)
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