A selection of Lord Adonis's votes
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
11 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
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The Minister says my question was detailed, but in fact is it not a quite fundamental one? One-quarter of the profits of the Crown Estate in England are going to fund the monarchy. Under this arrangement, are one-quarter of the profits of the Crown Estate in Scotland going to fund the monarchy or not? If not, is the inference to be drawn that it is only the English who will be funding the...
I am very sorry to detain the House but, given how important a point of principle this is, if the House is not even aware of what the situation is, is it reasonable for us to agree to the order today with no knowledge at all of how the funding of the monarchy is going to continue henceforth?
My Lords, I am sorry to add to the questions that have been posed to the Minister, but could she tell the House a bit more about the relationship between the income from the Crown Estate that is being devolved to Scotland and the sovereign grant? Under the Sovereign Grant Act, a substantial proportion of profits from the Crown Estate go to fund the monarchy, and that proportion is rising...
More of Lord Adonis’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords on 23 May 2005
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Secretary of State, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- The Secretary of State for Transport (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State, Department for Transport (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Minister of State (Department for Transport) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Schools) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
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- Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Adonis’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 59.72% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 29 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 781 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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