Viscount Brookeborough

Crossbench

A selection of Viscount Brookeborough's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes 0 votes for, 2 votes against, 13 absences, between 2008–2011
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees

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  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) 31 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I support the amendment and I thank the noble Lord, Lord Deben, for saying half of what I was going to say. However, I should like to add one other point. Yes, this is about protection of the consumer and, secondly, advice. However, there is another word for advice: education. This is not simply about advice for people who go to the right places—very often they do not know...
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) 31 Oct 2017

    My Lords, a lot of the time when we talk about debt, it would appear that we are talking about people who may be in debt for a particular item or for a short period of time. These are people who are right down there and close to being in debt, and may be able to manage their finances by only a few pounds every week or month. So this is not just a debt problem overall; it is debt for very...
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) 24 Oct 2017

    My Lords, as a member of that committee, I support this amendment. This is different from some of the other amendments that have come under Clause 2(7), because this is really already there as far as schools go, but it just falls short of doing what it should. For instance it talks about the “provision of financial education” and then says, “working with others in the...

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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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