Lord Macdonald of Tradeston


A selection of Lord Macdonald of Tradeston's votes

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  • Almost always voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted against university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Skills (Select Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Morgan, on her chairing of our Select Committee and her excellent introduction to the debate. Much will have changed in the ever-expanding digital world in the 16 months since our report was published. We offered our conclusions to, and drafted a digital agenda for, whichever Government might be elected at last year’s May general...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 19 May 2016

    My Lords, I welcome this early opportunity to comment on the White Paper published last week, A BBC for the Future: A Broadcaster of Distinction. An 11-year term for the new BBC charter is in line with past practice of 10 years, with the extra year designed to delay partisan pressure until after the general election fixed for 2025. However, the proposed “health check” review of...
  • BBC Charter Review (Communications Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 21 Apr 2016

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Lord, Lord Best, and the Communications Committee for this excellent debate based on their excellent report, both of which highlight in particular the importance of better governance, greater diversity and protection against political pressure. The report anticipates that the existing BBC Trust will be replaced by an independent regulator—most likely...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 8 Jul 2015)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Communications Committee (9 Dec 2008 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Cabinet Office (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Minister of State (Department for Environment, Transport and the Regions) (29 Jul 1999 to 9 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State, Department for Transport (28 Jul 1999 to 8 Jun 2001)
  • Minister of State (Transport), Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (28 Jul 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Business and Industry), Scottish Office (3 Aug 1998 to 28 Jul 1999)


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