A selection of Earl Ferrers's votes
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Generally voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
3 votes for, 0 votes against, 4 absences, in 2011
Voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2011
Has never voted on university tuition fees
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 6 votes against, 9 absences, between 2008–2011
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
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The noble Baroness is making a very interesting speech, but she will talk in acronyms. She talks about HBs, DCLGs and so on, and some of the more modest of us are not quite certain what she is talking about.
Perhaps I may interrupt my noble friend for a moment as one who intended to make a speech but was unable to do so because the noble Baroness got up too quickly. Does my noble friend agree that it is in fact impossible to have equality between people? You can have equalities of opportunity for people to use, but you cannot possibly say that two people are equal.
With the greatest respect, the noble Lord is doing more than making an intervention; he is making another speech.
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Former Conservative Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1954
Left the House of Lords on 13 November 2012 — Died
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (31 Mar 2006 to 26 Nov 2008)
- Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (23 Jul 1997 to 18 Nov 2004)
- Member, Declaration and Registration of Interests Committee (23 Jul 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
- Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
- Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
- Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 Nov 1988)
- Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (11 Dec 1979 to 30 Nov 2000)
- Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (11 Dec 1979 to 13 Nov 1980)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (11 Dec 1979 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (14 Dec 1976 to 8 Nov 1995)
- Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (7 Dec 1976 to 5 Apr 1979)
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- Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Earl Ferrers’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 34.72% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 192 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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