A selection of Lord Eden of Winton's votes
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Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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(Valedictory Speech) My Lords—
Thank you, my Lords. Towards the end of the last Session, under the terms of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014, I gave notice of my intention to retire on 11 June. I hesitated long before interrupting this debate with what is now called a valedictory since I know that it places rather unfortunate constraints on free movement in this House, but I felt that the precedent had already been set....
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the impact of oil palm plantations on world-wide climate and on the existence of indigenous animal species.
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Former Conservative Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1983
Left the House of Lords on 11 June 2015 — retired
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (8 Dec 1981 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Chair, Home Affairs Committee (13 Nov 1981 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Privileges Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, European Legislation Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Chair, European Legislation Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 3 May 1979)
- Chair, European Legislation Sifting Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee I (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee II (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Minister of State (Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications) (7 Apr 1972 to 8 Mar 1974)
- Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (15 Oct 1970 to 6 Apr 1972)
- Minister of State (Ministry of Technology) (23 Jun 1970 to 15 Oct 1970)
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- Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Eden of Winton’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 41.99% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 83 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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