A selection of Lord Elton's votes
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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 for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 11 votes against, 3 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, can my noble friend tell me how the current legislation affects the keeping by local authorities of lists of children at risk of non-accidental injury and their passing of that information about those individuals to other local authorities when those children move into their areas of responsibility?
My Lords, it is good to hear about the 5,000 extra police, but I wonder whether the Government have a particular dimension of policing in mind when they arrive at the figures they think are appropriate. When one asks Government whether what we have is appropriate, since the number is smaller than we used to have, the answer is that equipment and deployment will solve the problems. It does not...
My Lords, your Lordships are weary and so am I, so I shall be short. As far as possible, I shall restrict myself to the structure of the Bill and its purposes, and not the great field of foreign policy and philosophy in which it is being fought out. I begin with pleasure in congratulating the noble Baroness, Lady Meyer, on a most remarkable maiden speech. I suspect from what she told us that...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1973
Currently held offices
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 9 Jul 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (23 Oct 2012 to 21 May 2013)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
- Member, Constitution Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
- Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (24 Jan 2002 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (23 Nov 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
- Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (23 Nov 1993 to 17 Oct 1996)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (3 Dec 1990 to 5 Nov 1993)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (6 Dec 1988 to 22 Oct 1991)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (18 Nov 1982 to 15 May 1987)
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- Has spoken in 38 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Elton’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 64.37% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 575 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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