Lord Elton

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Working-age Benefits - Question for Short Debate 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I recognise, first, the depth of my ignorance of this subject compared with those who have spoken and those on the Front Bench. Secondly, I recognise what was established very well in the debate last week on the report from the noble Lord, Lord Farmer: namely, that the family is an essential building block in a stable society and that what you want in the family is stability. I am...
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, perhaps I may intervene between the two Front Benches. I wish to ask my noble friend on the Front Bench not to say—should he be tempted to—that this simply will not work, even if he explains why in great detail, but to say whether what the amendment tries to do is worth doing and, if so, how it can be achieved.
  • A Manifesto to Strengthen Families - Motion to Take Note 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I welcome our new Minister and sympathise with him for being put in the hot seat before he has had time to warm his trousers. I also thank my noble friend Lord Farmer and those who worked with him for a sterling piece of work. This is a hugely important debate. We have not altogether taken on board how countercultural it is. Societies are not static; they change. We are mostly in...

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Conservative Peer

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 35 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 64.26% 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") 561 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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