A selection of Lord Redesdale's votes
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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
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
4 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote 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
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My Lords, it was not my intention to speak today but obviously there has been a great deal of speculation about Lib Dem policy, to which I am not going to add. My view is that localised taxation would be a good idea if we devolved decision-making a great deal further down the chain. I like the idea of taxation for certain areas of development. However, we have to be careful because this could...
The noble Lord will be first in the queue. I understand it is hard in the hospitality sector at the moment and we should not underestimate the problems that many hotels which have pubs are facing. A number of pubs are going out of business at the moment. It is a seasonal trade and you have to put prices up in the summer—especially in my pub because for two weeks the year before last it was...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to increase the priority given to teaching climate change science.
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 8 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 61.25% 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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