A selection of Lord Lamont of Lerwick's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes 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
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 against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 7 votes against, 7 absences, between 2008–2011
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
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My Lords, I welcome what the Statement says about the Good Friday agreement. Of course, this is not the first time that the Government have emphasised this point—they have done so many times. But is it not all the more regrettable that Mr Juncker and the Taoiseach saw fit to parade a poster in public saying that Britain did not care about peace in Northern Ireland? Will she join with me in...
My Lords, first, is it not the case that the main manufacturer of insulin, to which the noble Lord, Lord Roberts, referred—the Danish company Novo Nordisk—has four months’ supply in this country already? Secondly, is it not the case under the WTO pharmaceutical tariffs elimination agreement, which applies to everybody, that there are no tariffs on medicines? This applies to 10,000...
My Lords, on that point, is it not clear that the Attorney-General’s letter is a political letter? It is about the political risk—it says that the balance of political risk is in this way. But, on the legality of the backstop, the Leader did not refer to the fact that the Attorney-General wrote in his letter that, “they do not alter the fundamental meanings of its provisions as I...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1998
Currently held offices
- Member, Economic Affairs Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- 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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