Viscount Brookeborough

Crossbench Peer

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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 university tuition fees
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes 0 votes for, 2 votes against, 13 absences, between 2008–2011
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Second Reading 10 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for allowing me to intervene. I sit here very much as a part-time politician but I come as a member of the Northern Ireland community for more days of the week than I am here. We have heard political and legal arguments about why certain things might or might not happen, and we have heard excellent speeches from my noble friend Lord Bew and my noble and right...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Committee 30 Oct 2018

    It may appear that, because the noble Lord, Lord Empey, is leading this on his own, he may not have support. I think he has support from everybody. I declare an interest in that I have had cancer of the throat. This sort of thing does not just affect the people. It affects their families and dozens of other people; it affects their friends. I feel that it affects their friends and families...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Second Reading 30 Oct 2018

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Alderdice. I have been scratching out bits and pieces that I was going to say and I was going to scratch out the bit about a referendum, but then I thought I would support it, since it had not come up. One of the problems we have in Northern Ireland is that we have a lot of politicians who say they are speaking for other people, but...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (24 Nov 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (19 Nov 1988 to 8 Apr 1997)

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