Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

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  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

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  • Criminal Finances Bill - Committee (1st Day) 28 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I support this amendment. I suggest that whistleblowers need to be both protected and rewarded in order to encourage them. The Mauritian legislation of which I spoke early makes provision for rewards to be paid to whistleblowers whose information leads to the confiscation of unexplained wealth. Indeed, the board that I chair has the function of making such awards. In my view this is...
  • Criminal Finances Bill - Committee (1st Day) 28 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I speak in harmony with the previous two speakers. I have some experience of this area, having wrestled in a judicial capacity with more than one appeal in relation to the Proceeds of Crime Act, and I have also recently taken the chair of the board which supervises more draconian legislation than the Bill for the confiscation of unexplained wealth in Mauritius. These unexplained...
  • Prisoners: Voting Rights - Question 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I served on the Joint Committee on the Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill and we made our recommendations over three years ago. They included this comment in relation to Parliamentary sovereignty: “We agree with the evidence of Lord Mackay of Clashfern, that the principle of parliamentary sovereignty is not an argument against giving effect to the judgment of the...

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Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (3 Nov 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Draft Voting Eligibility (Prisoners) Bill Committee (14 May 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)

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