A selection of Lord Redesdale's votes
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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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
3 votes for, 2 votes against, 10 absences, between 2008–2011
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
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My Lords, it is quite a rare event for me to speak from the Front Bench. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, for giving me this opportunity. I must look back in time to when we did many of these debates on the Climate Change Act 2008—we looked at increasing the amount of reduction needed in carbon dioxide—which was one of the cornerstones of the climate change committee. I have been...
My Lords, I wrote only one speech to the two SIs, so I will make only one—do I get a sweetie as well? These provisions seem necessary. The Minister mentioned that NCAs had been signed with a number of countries. Does there need to be an NCA with Euratom itself if it is representing European countries? There seems to be no mention of that in the Explanatory Notes. Obviously, these...
My Lords, I could not agree more with the noble Earl’s views on Euratom. I have a couple of questions. Has the Minister assessed the cost of introducing the IT systems and the necessary bureaucracy which will be over and above the amount of money we have been spending with Euratom to fulfil those exact functions? Secondly, Regulation 6, on prohibited exports, talks about how we would be...
More of Lord Redesdale’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 18 April 2000
Positions held at time of appointment: Former Liberal Democrat spokesman, House of Lords (from Number 10 press release)
Other offices held in the past
- Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (8 Jan 2009 to 29 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Agriculture), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (21 Jul 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Energy), Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Agriculture & Energy), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 21 Jul 2008)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (17 Nov 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Energy), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 10 Jan 2007)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Energy), Trade & Industry (1 Jun 2005 to 10 Jan 2007)
- Spokesperson in the Lords, Defence (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Defence (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (4 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (12 Jan 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1993 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (23 Nov 1993 to 17 Oct 1996)
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- Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Redesdale’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 60.58% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 327 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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