Lord Boyce

Crossbench

A selection of Lord Boyce's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted a mixture of for and 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
  • 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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Recent appearances

  • Overseas Aid and Defence Expenditure - Question 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, if the Minister believes that there is no problem with the defence budget, why at the moment are illustrative savings being looked at, for example to close out an Army brigade, do away with the Army Air Corps, and completely undermine and shred our amphibious capability?
  • Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [HL] - Third Reading 25 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I remain to be convinced about the need for the Bill. The services already have an ability to operate flexible working. I lament, and certainly remain dismayed by, the continued use of the expression “part-time” to characterise the nature of what the Bill entails. I recognise the amendment on this point was defeated on Report, but it required a Government three-line Whip...

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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)

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  • Has spoken in 6 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 5.83% 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") 41 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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