Lord Mason of Barnsley

Former Labour Peer

A selection of Lord Mason of Barnsley's votes

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  • 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 fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Voted for more EU integration Show votes 1 vote for, 0 votes against, 14 absences, between 2006–2011

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Coal Imports 23 Jan 2008

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the total tonnage of coal imported into the United Kingdom during each of the years 2001 to 2007; from which countries the coal was imported; what was the estimated cost; and what was the estimated tonnage imported to South Yorkshire during those years.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Remploy 16 Jan 2008

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the final outcome of the changes announced by Remploy, particularly on its workplaces, on its manpower, and on its activities in South Yorkshire.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Energy: Coal Mining 8 Jan 2008

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many coal-mines are still mining coal in the United Kingdom; what are their names and regions; what is their total output; and how many coal-miners these mines employ.

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Profile

Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Left the House of Lords on 19 April 2015 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (11 Dec 1989 to 17 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (11 Dec 1989 to 17 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 15 May 1987)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (5 May 1979 to 1 Jul 1981)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (4 May 1979 to 14 Jul 1979)
  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (9 Sep 1976 to 9 Sep 1979)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (5 Mar 1974 to 9 Sep 1976)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (20 Jun 1970 to 28 Feb 1974)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (20 Jun 1970 to 28 Feb 1974)
  • President of the Board of Trade (6 Oct 1969 to 20 Jun 1970)
  • Minister (Ministry of Power) (2 Jun 1968 to 6 Oct 1969)
  • Postmaster General (Post Office) (1 Apr 1968 to 1 Jun 1968)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment) (7 Jan 1967 to 5 Apr 1968)
  • Minister of State (Board of Trade) (Shipping) (1 Jan 1964 to 1 Jan 1967)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Mason of Barnsley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 27.77% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 9 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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