A selection of Lord Elton's votes
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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
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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My Lords, if the answer to my question is not in his answer to the previous questioner, will my noble friend undertake to let us know through the Library or whatever other means what proportion of the money that this country gives to Pakistan every year is devoted to focused targets on the most needy, and what proportion of it is not predicated on any requirement for any standard treatment of...
While my noble friend Lord Cormack’s words are fresh in your Lordships’ ears, I remind the House of what happened in 2005, when the then Labour Government sent a Bill providing for the incarceration of suspected terrorists for 90 days without access to the law. This House sat from 2.30 pm on a Thursday until 7.31 pm on Friday night without ceasing to vote down amendments put by the House...
My Lords, I will make three brief points. First, if I were a better historian, I would be able to tell your Lordships when the parliamentary procedure that brought the Bill to this House in this state was more or less outlawed. It was called “tacking”: the Government would bring in a Bill and the Opposition would let it pass only if they could stick on other things that had nothing to do...
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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 26 debates in the last year — 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 64.14% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 589 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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