Lord Boyce

Crossbench

A selection of Lord Boyce's votes

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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted against more EU integration Show votes 0 votes for, 1 vote against, 14 absences, between 2008–2011

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Recent appearances

  • Defence Modernisation Programme - Statement 29 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I guess we welcome this quasi-defence review, although it would probably not have been needed if SDSR15 had been properly funded in the first place. If the NSCR is to be a benchmark for this review but will not be published until the spring, and noting that the Secretary of State for Defence in his Statement is encouraging contributions and consultation, how can sensible...
  • Armed Forces: Investment - Private Notice Question 22 Jan 2018

    My Lords, setting aside potential cuts, there is no speculation about the cuts in train now, particularly those affecting the training of our Armed Forces. Will the Minister comment on this, which is affecting our fighting efficiency and morale?
  • Royal Navy: Operational Capability - Question 20 Dec 2017

    My Lords, the training budgets of all three services have been heavily reduced by savings measures, imperilling operational capability across our Armed Forces. Anti-submarine warfare is an art form as much as it is a science, and sufficient training is absolutely critical. Will the Minister say whether anti-submarine warfare training has been affected by the cuts I have just mentioned and by...

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Profile

Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 June 2003

Positions held at time of appointment: Chief of the Defence Staff. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Boyce’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 6.24% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 42 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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