Lord Paul

Non-affiliated

A selection of Lord Paul'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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes 4 votes for, 0 votes against, 11 absences, between 2008–2011

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Recent appearances

  • Grenfell Tower and Fire Safety: Update - Statement 20 Jul 2017

    My Lords, a lot of money is being collected by the charities. Is there any way of knowing how it is being distributed and whether it is being distributed fairly?
  • Economy: Currency Fluctuations - Motion to Take Note 17 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh, for introducing this debate. It is always an honour and a pleasure to listen to the noble Lord, Lord Skidelsky. I learned a great deal. I declare an interest as chairman of a manufacturing company, Caparo, and chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton. We face a period of more than usual uncertainty about Britain’s position in the...
  • Brexit: Impact on Universities and Scientific Research - Motion to Take Note 3 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Soley, for introducing this timely debate and declare an interest as the chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton. The outcome of the EU referendum was not the result that most in the higher education sector wanted, wished for or indeed expected. However, a decision has been made, and we must all accept the result and work constructively with the...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 October 1996

Party was Labour until 20 Oct 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (2 Jun 2010 to 1 Nov 2010)
  • Member, European Union Committee (9 Dec 2008 to 15 Nov 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (6 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (1 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (3 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (7 Dec 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (3 Jun 1997 to 30 May 2001)

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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Paul’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.66% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 25 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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