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Lord Kirkham

Conservative Peer

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A selection of Lord Kirkham's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Vocational Education and Training - Question for Short Debate 28 Oct 2019

    My Lords, perhaps I may remind the House of my registered interests as chairman of the trustees of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and deputy patron of the Outward Bound Trust. There can be no dispute about the crying need to strengthen vocational education and training in our secondary schools. In developing our obsession with widening university access, we have overly focused on academic...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (Continued) 21 Oct 2019

    My Lords, there is undoubtedly a great deal to welcome and to commend in the domestic agenda set out in Her Majesty’s most gracious Speech, though so far it has all been sadly overshadowed by the vexed question of Brexit. I am, above all, a unionist—not a trade unionist nor an Ulster unionist, but a simple believer in the almost universally popular proverb and motto “Unity is...
  • English Football - Question for Short Debate 8 May 2019

    My Lords, I start by thanking the noble Baroness, Lady Taylor of Bolton, for initiating this debate. It is not surprising that she is concerned about recent events involving her beloved football club, Bolton Wanderers, because football clubs are at the very heart of our communities. For many they are the subject of truly lifelong devotion. They are a source of unity and local pride, or...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (23 Mar 2015 to 14 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Kirkham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 31.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 13 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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