A selection of Lord Burnett's votes
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Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
1 vote for, 10 votes against, 4 absences, between 2008–2011
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 university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
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My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Fookes, and to be followed by the noble Baroness, Lady Browning, because they are both loyal and compelling supporters of the Armed Forces and the three of us had the privilege of representing Devonshire constituencies in the other place. I congratulate the noble Earl, Lord Attlee, on securing this debate. I draw the attention of...
My Lords, I draw the attention of the House to my entries in the register of interests. I thank the noble Lord, Lord De Mauley, and congratulate him on securing this debate which has come at an opportune time. The noble Lord has a proud record of service in the reserves and is an invaluable champion of them in this House. I have two general but important points that I wish to make, along with...
My Lords, it is a great pleasure for me to follow the noble Lord, Lord Winston. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Furthermore, he made a moving and compelling speech, and the Minister would do well to listen to it and heed his words and those of the noble Lord, Lord Triesman. I draw attention to my entries in the register of Members’ interests. I agree with much of what has been...
More of Lord Burnett’s recent appearances
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 6 June 2006
Positions held at time of appointment: former Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon. (from Number 10 press release)
Other offices held in the past
- Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
- Spokesperson in the Lords (Planning), Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
- Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 2004 to 10 May 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (1 Jul 2004 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Procedure Committee (26 Feb 2002 to 11 Apr 2005)
- Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
- Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Jul 2001 to 11 Oct 2005)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 May 1997 to 1 Jul 2004)
- Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jul 2004)
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- Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Burnett’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 55.45% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 65 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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