Lord McCarthy

Former Other Peer

A selection of Lord McCarthy's votes

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  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency

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Recent appearances

  • Employment Relations Bill 8 Sep 2004

    My Lords, we have withdrawn our amendment because the Minister made some very effective points when we last discussed this issue. Now our amendment is not suitable. However, I am not sure about the Government's amendment. I understand that the TUC thinks that it is probably better than the previous one, which it believes was subject to the kind of difficulties of interpretation that the...
  • Employment Relations Bill 8 Sep 2004

    My Lords, we fully admit that this amendment should have been raised before. Indeed, what we are trying to get the Government to consider affects both Clauses 21 and 24. It is all about the kind of information that a union has to provide an employer. Under Clause 21 it has to provide information about a ballot; under Clause 24, we assume that the ballot has been held, there has been a...
  • Employment Relations Bill 8 Sep 2004

    moved Amendment No. 13: Page 29, line 42, leave out "eight" and insert "twelve"

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Former Other Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 1976

Left the House of Lords on 18 November 2012 — Died

Party was Labour until 20 Jun 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (21 Nov 1978 to 20 Dec 1979)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord McCarthy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election. (From Public Whip)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 76 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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