Lord Rennard

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Rennard's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Smoking-Related Diseases - Question for Short Debate 14 Sep 2016

    My Lords, smoking-related diseases create a huge burden on British society, both in human and financial terms. Smokers know how dangerous it is, but quitting is not easy. My noble friend Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon reminded me earlier today that he used to quit smoking three times a day. To reduce the burden of smoking-related disease, we must continue to apply downward pressure on...
  • Electoral Fraud - Question 12 Sep 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to amend electoral legislation as a result of the report of Sir Eric Pickles’ review into electoral fraud.
  • Electoral Fraud - Question 12 Sep 2016

    My Lords, does the Minister accept that a report proposing changes to the way in which we conduct our elections would have greater credibility if it was not simply the work of a former chairman of the Conservative Party? Why does she think that the report did not look into such important issues as the underregistration of voters, which distorts the outcome of our elections and the Boundary...

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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 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rennard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 28 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") 181 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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