A selection of Lord Lamont of Lerwick’s votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2011.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
4 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011.
Absences for this policy may be affected COVID-19 restrictions.
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When my noble friend was replying to the noble Lord, Lord Carlile, he said that the ECHR memorandum set out precisely which articles of the convention had that effect and which clauses in the Bill were compatible or not, and, as he says, different rights are listed. But what is the status of that definitive document? He says it is the answer to the noble Lord’s question, but what is its...
My Lords, does my noble friend agree that it must have been an absolute miracle with divine intervention that enabled the most reverend Primate the Archbishop of Canterbury to get a speeding ticket in central London? Is my noble friend Lord Moylan not right that this is a desperate situation? Whatever happened to the policy of lane rentals that was meant to charge contractors for taking up...
My Lords, it is the right of every sovereign nation to control its borders. We in this country have a real problem with a complete breakdown of the UK’s ability to control its borders and to enforce its own laws. As the Minister said at the beginning of the debate, more than 45,000 people arrived in small boats last year. Many of those who crossed here were economic migrants—some from...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1998
Currently held offices
- Member, European Affairs Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)
- Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
- Member, European Union Committee (since 15 Jul 2019)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (16 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
- Member, Economic Affairs Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
- Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, Economic Affairs Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, European Union Committee (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee A (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
- The Chancellor of the Exchequer (28 Nov 1990 to 27 May 1993)
- The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (24 Jul 1989 to 28 Nov 1990)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (5 Jun 1986 to 27 Jul 1989)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (21 May 1986 to 23 Jul 1989)
- Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (2 Sep 1985 to 20 May 1986)
- Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (13 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
- Minister of State (Department of Industry) (14 Sep 1981 to 12 Jun 1983)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Energy) (7 May 1979 to 5 Sep 1981)
- Member, Procedure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
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