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- 10th June 2020 onwards
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A selection of Lord Luce’s votes
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Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 1 vote against, 13 absences, between 2008–2011.
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011.
Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
2 votes for, 2 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010.
We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Luce’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Luce’s full vote analysis page for more.
To ask Her Majesty's Government when they propose to announce the appointment of a new Governor of Gibraltar.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why the last Governor of Gibraltar, General Davis, retired from his role before a new Governor had been appointed.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what efforts they have made during their chairmanship of the Commonwealth Heads of Government to ensure that the history of the Commonwealth is taught in UK schools.
More of Lord Luce’s recent appearances
Former Crossbench Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 2000
Left the House of Lords on 29 June 2020
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
- Lord Chamberlain (HM Household) (1 Oct 2000 to 11 Oct 2006)
- Lord Chamberlain, HM Household (1 Jan 2000 to 3 Aug 2006)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (18 Mar 1991 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (18 Mar 1991 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Minister (Privy Council Office) (Arts) (2 Sep 1985 to 23 Jul 1990)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (11 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
- Member, Home Affairs Committee (19 Nov 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (30 Sep 1981 to 5 Apr 1982)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Overseas Development) (6 May 1979 to 13 Sep 1981)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1977 to 2 May 1979)
- Member, Procedure Committee (15 Jun 1976 to 15 Nov 1978)
- Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Mar 1974 to 31 Dec 1975)
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