Lord Woolf

Crossbench Peer

A selection of Lord Woolf's votes

See full list of topics voted on

  • 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 an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Woolf’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Woolf’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Report 12 Mar 2019

    Does the noble Baroness agree that, with “for example”, you may not be extending the jurisdiction of the regulations but actually limiting their range? That is what the Minister was seeking to tell us in her eloquent description of her case. If you say “for example, cows”, you have the example of animals that fall within the range of cows. Without that phrase, some cases would not...
  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) 21 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I am very grateful for the expectation about my contribution to this debate, which the noble Baroness, Lady Tyler, just referred to. I am only too conscious that I shall disappoint her, but I will do my best. First, I must disclose an interest. I have a relative whom the Bill may affect. I am also a member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights. The noble Baroness, Lady Tyler, was...
  • Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) 21 Nov 2018

    I was shaking my head because I do not want to see what the Minister suggested might be a consequence.

More of Lord Woolf’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


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)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

  • 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 8.56% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • 8 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Woolf’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 162 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.