A selection of Lord Richard's votes
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Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 5 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
10 votes for, 1 vote against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, in 2011
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The Minister’s account of what seems to have happened gets curiouser and curiouser. As I understand what he is now saying, we knew this was going on. Presumably the Americans also knew that it was going on. The other members of the coalition knew that it was going on. Did we try to stop it? Did we make representations to whoever was doing the deal that it was not in the interests of the...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1990
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 23 Feb 2016)
- Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
- Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (11 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
- Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
- Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
- Member, Barnett Formula Committee (10 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
- Member, European Union Committee (9 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
- Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (9 Dec 2008 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (27 Nov 2006 to 12 Nov 2009)
- Member, Constitutional Reform Bill Committee (22 Mar 2004 to 24 Jun 2004)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
- President of the Council, Privy Council Office (3 May 1997 to 27 Jul 1998)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (24 Oct 1996 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (2 Dec 1993 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 1993 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 1993 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (1 Dec 1993 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (1 Dec 1993 to 8 Apr 1998)
- Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (23 Nov 1993 to 19 Nov 1998)
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- Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Richard’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 60.40% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 188 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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