Lord Skidelsky

Crossbench

A selection of Lord Skidelsky's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Recent appearances

  • Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I always seem to follow the noble Lord, Lord Desai, or he follows me, in these debates. Like terrible twins, we cannot be separated. He is always fun to listen to and has given us a lot to think about, although I shall not follow him on this occasion down the path of secular stagnation, which is certainly worth thinking about. Ever since I entered this debate eight years ago, I have...
  • Autumn Statement: Economy - Motion to Take Note 29 Nov 2016

    My Lords, it is always a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Desai. I will take up one or two things he said, but a preliminary question that occurred to me is: if the private sector is so flush with money, why is it not investing more of it? Why does it need government help to do so? The answer that occurs to me is that the private sector does not see sufficient demand to justify...
  • Economy: Currency Fluctuations - Motion to Take Note 17 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh, for making this debate possible. The most dramatic economic effect of the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote has been the collapse of sterling. Since June, the pound has fallen by about 16% against a basket of currencies. Mervyn King, the former Governor of the Bank of England, has hailed the lower exchange rate as “a welcome...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (9 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (12 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Skidelsky’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 8.07% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 81 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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