Lord Alderdice

Former MLA

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord Alderdice's votes

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  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Health: Parity of Esteem - Question for Short Debate 28 Nov 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to ensure parity of esteem between mental and physical health.
  • Health: Parity of Esteem - Question for Short Debate 28 Nov 2016

    My Lords, first, I thank all noble Lords who have indicated their wish to speak in this debate. They are all Members of your Lordships’ House who have a considerable interest in this area. Perhaps I may mention in particular the noble Baroness, Lady Hollins, who, as a colleague in the Royal College of Psychiatrists, was probably more responsible than anyone for including the notion of...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer, Former Speaker, and MLA for Belfast East

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 April 2003 — General election

Party was Alliance until 30 Jun 1998; Initial Presiding Officer until 30 Nov 1999; Speaker until 28 Apr 2003

Also represented Belfast East

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (1 Jun 2015 to 28 Oct 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (22 Jun 2010 to 13 Oct 2011)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2010 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2010 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 7 Apr 2005)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Alderdice’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 36.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 20 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 229 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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