A selection of Lord Strathclyde's votes
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Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 12 votes against, 2 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
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My Lords, much has been said this afternoon surrounding the whole issue of uncertainty. But the reason I cannot support these amendments is the fundamental flaw that lies at their heart: they will create more uncertainty, in particular for the 1 million British citizens living abroad. Noble Lords opposite have made two defences of that. The first is that they have received some letters from...
I heard the noble Lord, Lord Hannay, loud and clear. What I suggest is: can we believe that these groups might be wrong and that, therefore, this House is putting at risk the future of a million British citizens living in the EU? That is why we should not support these amendments. Noble Lords have said that they do not know what the policy of the British Government is. All they have to do is...
Very simply—the law can be changed only with the agreement of Parliament. That is why these amendments are at the wrong time, in the wrong Bill and on the wrong subject. We should support the rights of British citizens living in Europe.
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Entered the House of Lords in 1985
Other offices held in the past
- Leader of the House of Lords and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (12 May 2010 to 7 Jan 2013)
- Leader of the Opposition In the House of Lords, Parliament (6 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Lords, Parliament (9 Jul 2007 to 9 Jul 2007)
- Leader of Opposition In the House of Lords, Parliament (9 Jul 2007 to 6 Jan 2009)
- Leader of the Opposition In the House of Lords, Parliament (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
- Leader of the Opposition In the House of Lords, House of Lords (17 Mar 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
- Leader of the Opposition In the House of Lords, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Member, House Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 9 Jan 2013)
- Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (17 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (14 Dec 1998 to 9 Jan 2013)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (24 Oct 1996 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (17 Nov 1994 to 9 Jan 2013)
- Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (10 Oct 1994 to 9 Jan 2013)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (10 Oct 1994 to 9 Jan 2013)
- Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (10 Oct 1994 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) (20 Jul 1994 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (11 Jan 1993 to 20 Jul 1994)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Environment) (26 Jul 1992 to 7 Sep 1993)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) (7 Sep 1990 to 28 Nov 1992)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (26 Jul 1989 to 24 Jul 1990)
- Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (6 Dec 1988 to 1 Nov 1990)
- Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (12 Aug 1988 to 24 Jul 1989)
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- Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Strathclyde’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 54.45% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 14 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") 860 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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