A selection of Lord Razzall's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
6 votes for, 4 votes against, 5 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2011
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My Lords, in our experience, the world is divided between people who see the glass as half full or who by temperament see the glass as half empty, and in some cases totally empty. I have always regarded myself as in the first category, which noble Lords may say is not surprising for a Liberal Democrat. But notwithstanding the valiant attempt by the Minister to talk up the Budget, when I...
I wonder whether, when the Secretary of State considers this, the noble and learned Lord will ensure that she takes into account the remark that Mr Murdoch made to your Lordships’ Communications Committee some years ago when it visited New York and he gave evidence to it, when he said that he was very puzzled why Sky News could not be like Fox News.
I accept that the noble Lord, Lord Kennedy, clearly makes a good point, but I am sure he appreciates, as no doubt the Minister will confirm, that if the Government insist on us leaving the single market, in future any manufacturer selling goods into the European Union will have to accept any new European Union standards, which we will have had no role in determining.
More of Lord Razzall’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Currently held offices
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 17 Jun 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Civil Service and Public Sector Reform) (1 Jun 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
- Member, Communications Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Spokesperson for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (4 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Spokesperson in the Lords, Trade & Industry (22 Feb 2005 to 4 Jul 2007)
- Shadow Minister, Trade & Industry (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (30 Apr 1998 to 30 Mar 2015)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Razzall’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 52.83% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 3 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") 232 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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