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A selection of Lord Stoddart of Swindon’s votes
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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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 7 votes against, in 2011.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, in 2011.
Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2010.
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 13 votes against, 1 absence, between 2008–2011.
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To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by the Earl of Courtown on 8 October (HL17934), whether they will now answer the question put, namely what assessment they have made of the constitutional and political implications of the Supreme Court ruling that the Government's decision to advise Her Majesty The Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful, and therefore the...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the constitutional and political implications of the Supreme Court ruling that the Government's decision to advise Her Majesty The Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful, and therefore the subsequent prorogation was void and of no effect.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any Supreme Court justices receive financial support from the EU; and if so, how many.
More of Lord Stoddart of Swindon’s recent appearances
Former Independent Labour Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1983
Left the House of Lords on 14 November 2020
Other offices held in the past
- Member, European Union Committee (20 Nov 1995 to 8 Apr 1997)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E (20 Nov 1995 to 8 Nov 1997)
- Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (12 Dec 1989 to 17 Mar 1992)
- Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (19 Jun 1986 to 17 Mar 1993)
- Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House (L) Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 May 1986)
- Member, Overseas Trade Committee (15 Nov 1984 to 6 Nov 1986)
- Member, Energy Committee (3 May 1979 to 21 Jan 1983)
- Member, Nationalised Industries Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Member, Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee B (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Member, Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee E (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
- Government Whip (4 Apr 1976 to 18 Nov 1977)
- Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (27 Jan 1975 to 14 Apr 1976)
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