Lord Coe

Conservative Peer

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A selection of Lord Coe's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Voted against more EU integration Show votes 0 votes for, 1 vote against, 14 absences, between 2008–2011
  • 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

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Coe’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Coe’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 1 9 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Rooker, for tabling Amendment 5, which elevates the crucial importance of legacy. I am sure that no noble Lord, on either side of the House, would argue with that concept. We share the sentiment that no Games should ever leave a city or community without leaving an indelible footprint on its infrastructure, society, education or economy. I will make one...
  • Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] - Second Reading 25 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I guess it is quintessentially the human condition to permanently ponder the passage of time, probably more so as the years roll by. It seems barely credible that it is now 14 years since London snuck across the line in Singapore and secured the right to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2012. Only eight days after that momentous decision I witnessed First Reading of the...
  • Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012 — Motion to Take Note 5 Jan 2010

    My Lords, first, I thank the Government for the opportunity for this debate and I thank my noble friend Lord Moynihan for his apposite remarks this evening and for so publicly carbon dating me. I declare an interest as the chair of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games-or LOCOG, as we have become known-and as a member of the Olympic board. Two thousand and twenty...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 5 June 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Private Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (2 Jun 1996 to 2 May 1997)
  • Member, National Heritage Committee (17 Oct 1995 to 26 Feb 1996)
  • Member, Employment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 27 Oct 1994)

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