Lord Adonis

Labour

A selection of Lord Adonis's votes

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  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Housing and Planning Bill - Report (5th Day) (Continued) 25 Apr 2016

    My Lords, I rise briefly to congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Taylor, on what may turn out to be quite a significant reform of the planning system. The concept of new garden villages is thoroughly welcome. In the past we have thought of new settlements as being top-down and very large-scale, as the noble Lord, Lord Best, has just said. The principle being introduced by the noble Lord, Lord...
  • High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Second Reading 14 Apr 2016

    If the Minister will forgive me, I am anxious to say this for the record because the record of this debate will now proceed. The noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, clearly declared an interest in these matters. It is very important that proper attention is paid to precedence and it would be deeply damaging to the public interest if issues which had been considered by the Commons committee, in the...
  • High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Second Reading 14 Apr 2016

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a non-executive director of HS2. It is almost exactly six years since, as Secretary of State for Transport, I presented the plans for HS2 to the House. HS2 is the biggest infrastructure project in Europe; it is remarkable how rapid the progress has been from conception to the verge of construction, thanks to effective policy and project planning and strong...

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Profile

Labour Peer

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 2 debates in the last year — below 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 61.94% 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") 776 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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