Lord Saville of Newdigate

Crossbench Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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A selection of Lord Saville of Newdigate's votes

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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 university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Saville of Newdigate’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Saville of Newdigate’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Courts: Resourcing and Staffing - Motion to Take Note 14 Jul 2016

    My Lords, it is very nearly 20 years ago that I became a Member of this House, so I perhaps owe an explanation for the delay in making my maiden speech. I have some, but not complete, excuses. I arrived here as what was then called a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary. The suffix “in Ordinary” meant that I came here as a paid regular attender at this House for the purpose of conducting, or...
  • Personal Independence Payment — Question 10 Jun 2015

    My Lords, at the end of her judgment, the judge commented that the Secretary of State appeared to be grappling with the situation in a way which was “entirely appropriate”. Does the Minister believe that was a fair comment?

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)

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