Lord Marsh

Former Crossbench Peer

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A selection of Lord Marsh's votes

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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Marsh’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Marsh’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Railways: Network Rail 21 Jul 2008

    My Lords, does the Minister not agree that it is time we looked at this situation again? There were many arguments with the then Prime Minister about nationalisation of the railway industry. The fact is that Britain is one of the very few countries in the world whose railway system is not state-owned.
  • Gypsies and Travellers: 2011 Census 16 Jul 2008

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that, although it might be quite romantic to know about Gypsies, caravans and all that lovely stuff, they can be a massive problem for people who live in rural areas?
  • Railways: Network Rail 19 Jun 2008

    My Lords, having been employed by this organisation, my view is that there is very little justification for believing that politicians make a better deal of running large companies than the people who spend their professional lives doing it.

More of Lord Marsh’s recent appearances

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Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1981

Left the House of Lords on 29 July 2011 — Died

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