A selection of Lord Young of Norwood Green's votes
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Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
8 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2010
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010
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My Lords, if you want to change attitudes in schools and colleges, one of the most powerful influences you can have is to send in their peer groups to talk to them. I met a young woman today who had taken a degree in mechanical engineering. It was interesting talking to her about what her influences had been in taking that decision. More importantly for me, when I asked her whether she was...
I would like some clarification. The Minister said that the Sainsbury panel identified low-skilled or unskilled occupations that could be learned in a matter of weeks. We are talking about apprenticeships. The Government have already said that the minimum period for an apprenticeship is one year. That covers a very wide range of occupations. I would not necessarily call them unskilled or even...
This is another area about which we have had a significant amount of dialogue with the Government during the interregnum between the Committee and Report stages, and we have had some correspondence from the Minister. At first sight the Bill seems to be a modest little measure, until you look into its implications. If there is one area with significant implications, it is around the...
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Entered the House of Lords on 7 September 2004
Positions held at time of appointment: Senior Deputy General Secretary, Communication Workers' Union. (from Number 10 press release)
Currently held offices
- Member, High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Bill (Lords) Committee (since 5 May 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
- Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Postal Affairs and Employment Relations) (also Lord in Waiting) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Skills & Apprenticeships), Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Lords in Waiting (Skills & Apprenticeships), HM Household (9 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
- Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (6 Oct 2008 to 9 Oct 2008)
- Lords in Waiting (HM Household) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Skills & Apprenticeships) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (8 Oct 2007 to 16 Oct 2008)
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