Lord Laird


A selection of Lord Laird's votes

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  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: *No heading* 17 Jul 2017

    Her Majesty's Government whether all government funded bodies are required to comply with the European Convention on Human Rights, and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe guidelines on human rights, and if so who monitors their compliance.
  • Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: UK Trade with EU 14 Jul 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the concept of parity of esteem as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998 applies to security service personnel who have a residence outside Northern Ireland but who have been resident in Northern Ireland for a period in the past.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: *No heading* 12 Jul 2017

    Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to reduce noise nuisance resulting from the use of motorbikes.

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 July 1999

Party was UUP until 21 Jul 1999; Crossbench until 30 Sep 2009; UUP until 2 Jun 2013


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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Laird’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 260 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 4.37% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
  • 26 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Laird’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 96 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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