A selection of Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve’s votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011.
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Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 3 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011.
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 12 absences, between 2008–2011.
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Do the Government have any intention of specifying what sort of ID is acceptable? I decided to test this out in the recent local elections. I took my House of Lords pass; it has a photograph, as we all know, but it was not acceptable. Luckily, in my pocket I also had a passport, so I was able to vote. This should not be left unclear.
My Lords, this affects a very small number of people, yet it seems manifestly unfair as between those people. I do not understand why it was necessary to negotiate a cessation of terms and conditions that bore, in very differentiated ways, on different current members of staff of the EUI. I remind noble Lords that the “EU” in EUI does not stand for “European Union” but for the first...
My Lords, I think I have an interest to declare as the only surviving professional philosopher in the House. When I joined your Lordships’ House there were four of us, but the others are no longer with us. So much for the interest. My question is: does the Minister think that what we might call the A-levelisation of philosophy teaching in schools has, on balance, been beneficial, or not?
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Entered the House of Lords in 1999
Currently held offices
- Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (since 7 Jun 2010)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 20 Mar 2018)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (25 Nov 2009 to 13 Sep 2011)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 ( 6 May 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
- Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
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