A selection of Lord Broers’s votes
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Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Has never voted on more EU integration Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 15 absences, between 2008–2011.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
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My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Lansley, for his kind remarks. I have spent most of my life in this environment working on very complicated projects, and I feel very strongly about this issue. I therefore support Amendments 2, 3, 21 and 22, which would secure ARIA’s rights to retain and exploit the intellectual property generated by its research and to obtain intellectual property...
My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Howell, and the noble Viscount, Lord Hanworth, on their excellent speeches. It is now accepted that the relentless increase of CO2 in the atmosphere is a serious problem that needs urgently to be stopped because the greenhouse heating effect that it causes results in sea-level rise and climate changes that are intolerable. To do this, we must...
My Lords, while complimenting the Minister and the Government on getting on with the SMR programme, I ask him whether sites are being sought for these reactors where the heat they produce can be used in district heating systems for buildings, industry and horticulture.
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Former Crossbench Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2004
Left the House of Lords on 17 December 2021
Positions held at time of appointment: President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. (from Number 10 press release)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (13 Sep 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (11 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I ( 6 Jun 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) ( 1 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 ( 1 Dec 2004 to 12 Nov 2009)
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