A selection of Lord Higgins's votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 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 university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, in 2011
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Does my noble friend agree that the problem of air pollution is greatest in London, and that the reality is that Transport for London has totally failed to deal with the issue? Indeed, it has made it a great deal worse, in two respects. First, it apparently has no authority to limit the number of minicabs. In fact, the extraordinary position emerges that no one has any authority to limit the...
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether the range of tools available to Transport for London to deal with congestion and vehicle pollution includes the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles which it licenses; and if not, why not.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 31 January (HL4755), whether any authority has the power to limit the number of private hire vehicles licensed to operate in London; and whether they have received any representations from the Mayor of London on the need for such powers.
More of Lord Higgins’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1997
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
- Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
- Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
- Member, Committee on the Speakership of the House (12 Jul 2005 to 19 Dec 2005)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, Work & Pensions and Welfare Reform (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
- Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 17 Mar 2005)
- Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
- Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (1 Jan 1992 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Member, Privileges Committee (22 Nov 1988 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 16 Mar 1992)
- Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Jun 1983 to 21 Mar 1997)
- Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jan 1992)
- Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (15 Jun 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Procedure Committee (20 Nov 1980 to 9 Jun 1983)
- Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
- The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (7 Apr 1972 to 4 Mar 1974)
- Minister of State (HM Treasury) (23 Jun 1970 to 7 Apr 1972)
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