A selection of Lord Garel-Jones's votes
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Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 10 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently 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
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
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My Lords, given the complexity of the negotiation with the 27 other member states, does my noble friend agree that any attempts, from wherever they may come, to push the Government towards revealing their negotiating positions can only weaken those positions?
Does my noble friend agree that this dreadful deadlock is unlikely to move forward? First, Spain simply has to recognise that no British Government will ever take any steps that do not have the support of the people of Gibraltar. Secondly, the people of Gibraltar have to recognise that so long as Spain retains its territorial claim, it will from time to time seek to make life extremely...
It is indeed the case that the result of the referendum places an obligation on Her Majesty’s Government to initiate these negotiations, and that any attempt to use the triggering of Article 50 to delay or frustrate that process would be mistaken. However, that said, is it not also clear that the outcome of these negotiations is totally unknown and the Government cannot expect...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Other offices held in the past
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (14 Jul 1990 to 6 Jun 1993)
- Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House Committee (27 Jul 1989 to 16 Nov 1989)
- Deputy Chief Whip and Treasurer (25 Jul 1989 to 21 Jul 1990)
- Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee (21 Mar 1989 to 25 Jul 1989)
- Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee (23 Feb 1989 to 25 Jul 1989)
- Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (22 Nov 1988 to 25 Jul 1989)
- Comptroller (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Commons) (26 Jul 1988 to 24 Jul 1989)
- Government Whip (16 Oct 1986 to 25 Jul 1988)
- Government Whip (11 Jun 1983 to 16 Oct 1986)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (16 Mar 1982 to 10 Jun 1983)
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- Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Garel-Jones’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 28.44% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 18 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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