Lord Woolf

Crossbench Peer

A selection of Lord Woolf'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 university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 9 10 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I hope it will not be inappropriate, in view of the elegant and powerful speeches already made, for me to say these few words. I was a party to the concordat, the importance of which was that it established the new relationship between the arms of government, to which the noble and learned Lord, Lord Mackay, referred, until the Constitutional Reform Act 2005. I hope it will suffice...
  • Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Committee: Amendment 1 10 Jun 2019

    I apologise for not being at Second Reading but perhaps the Minister will indulge me by helping me with the purpose of Clause 1(1)(a), which states: “For proceedings of a specified kind, there are to be procedural rules which … must require that kind of proceedings, or one or more aspects of that kind of proceedings, to be initiated by electronic means”.
  • Mental Health of Children and Young Adults - Motion to Take Note 16 May 2019

    My Lords, like previous speakers, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Royall, for obtaining this debate, and I congratulate her on a remarkable speech in opening it. It was of a standard which has so far been maintained by the other speakers. I have one thing in common with the noble Baroness, Lady McIntosh, in that I, too, am not an expert on this matter. However, I am speaking in this debate...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1992

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 Jul 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Chair, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (20 Nov 2007 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (22 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Lords' Conduct (31 Mar 2006 to 26 Nov 2008)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Woolf’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 8.99% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 167 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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