A selection of Lord St John of Fawsley's votes
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Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Consistently voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
0 votes for, 3 votes against, 12 absences, between 2008–2011
Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
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My Lords, may I put this question to your Lordships? Who is the wisest person in this House? In my opinion, it is the noble Lord, Lord Carrington, who is 92.
Forgive my intervening in this interesting dialogue. I admire your Lordships' stamina in having sat here for hour after hour listening to speeches, some of which, however fascinating, have had a certain repetitive and soporific effect. I have been using a lot of my energy to keep my eyes open. Anyhow, we are all in the same boat. The beginning of wisdom is to leave well alone. What on earth...
There is no need to be quite so enthusiastic. In view of my humility and generosity, perhaps a faint murmur of assent would have been more appropriate. I must say to the Leader of the House-having myself been the Leader of the House in another place-that the role of the Leader is not the role of the Chief Whip. The Chief Whip's role is to get the Government's policy through. The Leader of the...
More of Lord St John of Fawsley’s recent appearances
Former Conservative Peer
Entered the House of Lords in 1987
Left the House of Lords on 2 March 2012 — Died
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 26 Feb 1986)
- Leader of the House of Commons, Minister for the Arts and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (5 May 1979 to 4 Jan 1981)
- Chair, House of Commons (Services) Committee (3 May 1979 to 14 Jan 1981)
- Member, Privileges Committee (17 Nov 1978 to 14 Jan 1981)
- Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (1 Jul 1978 to 3 May 1979)
- Shadow Secretary of State (1 Mar 1975 to 1 Jul 1978)
- Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) (28 Feb 1974 to 1 Mar 1975)
- Minister of State (Ministry for the Arts) (2 Dec 1973 to 7 Mar 1974)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Education and Science) (5 Nov 1972 to 2 Dec 1973)
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- Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord St John of Fawsley’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 27.80% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 36 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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