A selection of the Earl of Caithness's votes
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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
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
5 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 5 votes against, 9 absences, between 2008–2011
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My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, and his committee for this report, but I would add how disappointed I am at the timing of this debate. We had a debate in October on exactly this subject and not much has changed since then. I am sure that the assurances that the Minister gave at that time have been implemented within the department, but I suggest that what we needed before we...
My Lords, I apologise to the House for not having taken part in the Bill so far: every time I wanted to take part I have been in the committee upstairs, and when one has such a clash it is quite right that one should not come in, but today is a different story. First, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Cumberlege on what she has done. She has taken up a point and run with it against very...
My Lords, I wish to start with a few quotes from some excellent speeches. We have heard a wealth of expert and apparently reliable information that flatly contradicts itself. We have been told that if we cannot compete inside the EU we cannot compete outside, and the advantages of our being within it seem compelling. We have heard that we are turning our back on many of our friends and on...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1965
Currently held offices
- Member, Communications Committee (since 25 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, European Union Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 12 May 2016)
- Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
- Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (9 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Nov 2007)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 18 Nov 2004)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (9 Jun 1997 to 18 Nov 2004)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (5 Jun 1997 to 30 Nov 2000)
- Minister of State (Transport) (Railways and Roads) (14 Apr 1992 to 11 Jan 1994)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (7 Jul 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (2 Sep 1985 to 10 Sep 1986)
- Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (14 Jun 1979 to 31 Oct 1984)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D (24 May 1979 to 1 Feb 1982)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee G (28 Mar 1979 to 20 Dec 1979)
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