A selection of Lord Walpole's votes
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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
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 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
Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
4 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
12 votes for, 2 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2011
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My Lords, I declare an interest in that I have a garden which is open to the public. What is the number of people in East Anglia who are employed in these trades, and does the Minister know what percentage of the population of East Anglia that might be?
Oh dear. All I can say is: how do I follow that? That is the expert. I will try. My family were Members of Parliament for Kings Lynn on and off since about 1350 until the end of the 19th century. I wondered what they felt about the possibility of a Channel tunnel, and indeed I know perfectly well what they thought: they preferred to use the Hanseatic League and did not want somewhere for the...
Over certain distances, there is no doubt that the train should be better than the air. It should be cheaper, should be better for the environment, should be better for time and should be more comfortable, though whether or not that is true, I do not know. The report in front of your Lordships contains, in box 2, the treaty of Canterbury. Whatever anyone has said so far, after 25 years that...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1989
Currently held offices
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 9 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (5 Feb 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (3 Nov 2005 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (9 Sep 2003 to 22 Jul 2004)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (12 Dec 2000 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
- Member, European Union Committee (28 Oct 1996 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee C (20 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1999)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (15 Nov 1990 to 3 Nov 1994)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Walpole’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 52.50% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 16 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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