Lord Sutherland of Houndwood


A selection of Lord Sutherland of Houndwood's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Grammar Schools - Statement 8 Sep 2016

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that progress over the last few years in schools—and there has been significant progress—has owed nothing to the argument about whether we should have grammar schools? That is a political argument, which unfortunately some on each side would like to resurrect. The issue is excellence in schools. There is already selection; setting takes place in...
  • Grammar Schools - Private Notice Question 7 Sep 2016

    My Lords, would the Minister agree that the question of excellence in schools runs the risk of being diverted into the question of whether we have grammar schools? That applies to both sides of the argument. The question of quality in schools is much wider and broader than that. In fact, the advantages given by being able to coach students to go to grammar schools is equally to be found in...
  • Poverty - Motion to Take Note 14 Jul 2016

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate and thank the noble Lord, Lord Bird, for securing this debate. Clearly, the impact of his personality and talent outside this House will be mirrored by a similar impact within the House, and we look forward to that over the years. I also congratulate my good noble friend Lady Sharp on her farewell speech. It summed up much of what we value in the contribution...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 July 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Affordable Childcare Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 13 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (1 Dec 2004 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (3 Dec 2003 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (3 Dec 2003 to 12 Nov 2009)


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