A selection of Lord Adonis's votes
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Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
11 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2008–2011
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My Lords, unlike the noble Lord, Lord Norton, I am not against referendums in principle. If you look at different systems of democracy around the world, some are excellent with referendums, and some are excellent without them. Arguably, two of the best-governed countries in Europe are Germany and Switzerland. Germany has a ban on referendums in its federal constitution, while Switzerland has...
My Lords, a bedrock of modern civic equalities is good-quality public services. The recent development doing most to sap the bonds that tie us together as a national community is the declining quality of our public services, which have been reducing in quality for the first time in a generation. Reversing that, in practical terms, service by service, should be the work of Ministers and...
What the Minister just said is very significant: he said that the Government will be consulting on further changes. Will the options for further changes include national mandatory metering?
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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