A selection of Lord Howie of Troon's votes
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Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
Voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
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I did not intend to interrupt the noble Lord; I thought he had finished.
So, the noble Lord has finished. I want to add no more than a pennyweight to this debate. It is based on personal experience, in that I have been excluded from no fewer than three referendums in recent years—two on the question of devolution in Scotland and one on the question of Scottish independence. In my maiden speech in this House in 1978, I spoke about those who were Scots by birth or...
My Lords, I want to make a very brief observation with regard to orphan works. The existing definition of an orphan work is not terribly satisfactory. The matter came before the previous Government in their last weeks-I see my noble friend Lord Young nodding over there-when I was successful in persuading them to accept a new definition of what an orphan work actually was, so that people would...
More of Lord Howie of Troon’s recent appearances
Entered the House of Lords in 1978
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (6 Jun 2005 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Jun 2005 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (8 Dec 2003 to 7 May 2005)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee B (20 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (19 May 1992 to 5 Nov 1993)
- Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (12 Nov 1991 to 11 May 2001)
- Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (12 Nov 1991 to 6 Dec 2000)
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