the Earl of Erroll

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

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Recent appearances

  • Identity Documentation — Motion to Take Note 14 Jan 2016

    My Lords, I want to look at this from a practical point of view. Will the ID cards or a national database work? The first thing I want to know is what is it for? People think that it will help with payments and with fraud but what I want to know is that someone has paid their bill, I do not really need to know who they are. With travel and passports, is this a great reliable thing with the...
  • European Union Referendum Bill — Commons Reason 14 Dec 2015

    Section 3 of Parliament Act 1911 states: “Any certificate of the Speaker of the House of Commons given under this Act shall be conclusive for all purposes, and shall not be questioned in any court of law”. That being so, the only amendment we can go back with is one that does not involve any financial element. Otherwise the House of Commons will repeat that statement and the...
  • Online Safety Bill [HL] — Committee 11 Dec 2015

    Yes, there is, interestingly enough. It is to do with the law. Because of anti-money laundering, the gambling industry has to do client checks; it has to behave almost as if it were a bank. As a result, companies have to be able to prove the identity of the person. For various social reasons, it is felt that it is unfair for people to have to declare their identity publicly if they are...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1978

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (14 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (17 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)

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