A selection of Lord Bach's votes
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Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011
Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
13 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011
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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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take to strengthen the ability of police forces in England and Wales to tackle knife and other serious and violent crime in addition to funding provided by the Early Intervention Youth Fund.
My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and, perhaps topically, declare my interest as the police and crime commissioner for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
My Lords, I thank the Minister for her reply. The early intervention youth fund is obviously a good idea and I welcome the support that the Government have given to Metropolitan Police forces—by goodness, they need the funding. I know that the Minister has been a supporter of Leicester’s projects to fight serious and violent crime in the past, but how can the Home Office justify giving no...
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Entered the House of Lords in 1998
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (18 Sep 2015 to 12 May 2016)
- Shadow Attorney General (3 Dec 2014 to 12 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (8 Oct 2013 to 18 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
- Government Whip (8 Nov 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
- Government Whip (7 Nov 2007 to 5 Jun 2009)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
- Member, Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee) (23 May 2006 to 25 Jul 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 May 2005 to 8 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Farming, Food and Sustainable Energy) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (12 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (11 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
- Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (20 Nov 2000 to 11 Jun 2001)
- Government Whip (28 Jul 1999 to 20 Nov 2000)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E (24 Nov 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bach’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 74.32% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1866 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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