Lord Cullen of Whitekirk


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

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Recent appearances

  • House of Lords Bill [HL] - Second Reading 21 Oct 2016

    My Lords, the quality of the work of this House and its committees depends on the range and depth of the knowledge, experience and expertise possessed by its Members. It is surely essential that whatever is done to reduce the size of the House should not impair those resources. The proposal in this Bill that for each successive Parliament there should be an election of a limited number of...
  • Office of Lord Chancellor (Constitution Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note 7 Jul 2015

    My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Lexden, I was a member of the committee that produced the report. With regard to the duty of the Lord Chancellor in respect of the rule of law, the committee concluded that that duty extends beyond his or her dealings with the justice system and, in its words in paragraph 50, “requires him or her to seek to ensure that the rule of law is upheld within...
  • Inquiries Act 2005 (Select Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note 19 Mar 2015

    My Lords, the committee’s report is sound, thorough and constructive. I have an interest in the subject matter of the report in the sense that I have chaired a number of public inquiries, the first being the inquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster, and I gave evidence to the committee. I welcome the Government’s acceptance of the committee’s recommendation that the Inquiries...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 June 2003

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Chair, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee (22 Jan 2013 to 13 Feb 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Cullen of Whitekirk’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 0.25% 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") 9 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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