Viscount Brookeborough

Crossbench

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

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Recent appearances

  • Investigatory Powers Bill - Report (2nd Day) 17 Oct 2016

    Briefly, this brings up the principle of what society is prepared to sacrifice—in this case, a little privacy—to get what it needs to fight criminals and terrorism. I am sorry to go back to Northern Ireland but everybody was stopped daily and their lives were infringed on the whole time there. But they were happy enough because the fight, which was against terrorism in our case,...
  • Investigatory Powers Bill - Report (2nd Day) 17 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I hesitate to enter the debate on the Bill at this stage because I have not been involved until now, but as I listened, I compared this in my mind with what occurred in Northern Ireland over 40 years of terrorism. I cannot support this amendment for the very reasons given by the noble Lord, Lord Carlile. During the Troubles in Northern Ireland, when nothing was on the internet...
  • EU Referendum: Assessing the Reform Process (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note 3 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I shall change the tone by thanking my noble friend Lord Boswell, so he can be relieved to a certain extent, and the EU Select Committee for this short but, I agree, very light introduction to the referendum and reforms. I agree with much of what the report says, but it is very vague and does not open up all the issues. We look forward to something further from the committee. I...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Currently held offices

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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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