Lord Rennard

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Rennard's votes

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  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 - Motion to Regret 4 Jul 2016

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Lansley, is to be greatly congratulated on his tremendous record of achievement in this area, and his advice this evening should be followed very carefully. I must declare my interest as a former director of Action on Smoking and Health. There is a consensus in the debate that using e-cigarettes is much safer than smoking. Together with other clean nicotine...
  • Constituency Boundary Revisions - Question 30 Jun 2016

    The Government acted speedily a few weeks ago to extend the deadline, allowing another 400,000 people to be included in the voting register. Should they not now act speedily to ensure that the 2 million-plus people added to the electoral register since 1 December are included in the boundary review? They could, as they did in 1992, simply speed up the process of the Boundary Commissions, put...
  • Health: Diabetes and Obesity - Question 30 Jun 2016

    My Lords, projections show that, in 20 years, 40% of the UK population may be defined as being obese and one-third as overweight. Is it not therefore important that we introduce restrictions, very shortly or even now, on the marketing of junk food to children?

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (19 Jan 2011 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)


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  • Has spoken in 24 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rennard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 29 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 57.84% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 177 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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