Lord Hope of Craighead

Convenor of the Crossbench Peers

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A selection of Lord Hope of Craighead's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Recent appearances

  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I want to add a word in support of the points made by the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, particularly with reference to the concerns that some people have expressed about money being moved out of the very closely and properly regulated regime of English trust law to offshore organisations and jurisdictions which are less careful about how people’s money is handled. I should declare...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Second Reading 1 Nov 2017

    My Lords, first, may I say what a pleasure it is to see the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, here this afternoon enjoying a very well-earned rest from the Front Benches? I am sure we are all looking forward very much to hearing what she has to say when she speaks immediately after me. The imposition of sanctions is a political act which the courts, when invited to do so, will always subject to...
  • Space Industry Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) 23 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I support the noble Baroness and the noble Lord, Lord Steel, in relation to this amendment, looking particularly at the devolution settlement which was the subject of the Scotland Act 1998. I think it is also relevant to mention Section 2 of the Scotland Act 2016, which put the Sewel convention into statute and expressed a principle in relation to primary legislation that would...

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Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Currently held offices

  • Member, House of Lords Commission (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Services Committee (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 12 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (since 12 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 12 Oct 2015)
  • Convenor of the Crossbench Peers (since 28 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (since 12 Jun 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Lords) (28 Oct 2015 to 28 Oct 2015)
  • Member, Consultative Panel on Parliamentary Security (20 Oct 2015 to 19 Jun 2017)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (12 Oct 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (12 Oct 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (12 Oct 2015 to 28 Oct 2015)
  • Chair, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2014 to 11 Nov 2014)
  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (5 Oct 1998 to 11 May 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Hope of Craighead’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 8.66% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well 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") 160 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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