Lord Boyce

Crossbench Peer

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 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
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Aircraft Carrier Task Force - Question 13 Mar 2019

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that one must be careful not to get seduced by the destroyers and frigates—much as I would like to see a bigger destroyer and frigate force? The Royal Navy consists of other vessels—for example, the important role of mine counter measures vessels in the Persian Gulf, and what our great RFA ships can do. They will all contribute to that statement that the...
  • Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team - Question for Short Debate 28 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to be allowed to speak in the gap. I would not like this debate to pass without mentioning the Kent Search and Rescue organisation. I am sure that the noble Lord, Lord Burnett, would be happy to agree that this fits into the wider remit of the debate. It is a lowland rescue organisation. I am grateful to him for having brought this important subject to the House. I...
  • Shipbuilding: Warships - Question 14 Nov 2018

    The Type 31 order seemed to have something of a derailment earlier this year. Will the Minister confirm that the original in-service stage is being held?

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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 8 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 6.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 44 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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