Lord James of Blackheath

Conservative

A selection of Lord James of Blackheath's votes

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  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 24 May 2016

    My Lords, I will talk entirely on the subject of LIBOR, but under separate headings. I am sorry that LIBOR was not in the gracious Speech, because there is an urgent matter which should get the close attention of your Lordships’ House. We are facing the prospect of an enormous smash-and-grab raid from the USA on our quite legitimate LIBOR interests. It falls to this House to take a very...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 24 May 2016

    I will sum up and conclude. We have to resolve this in some way. We do not have the Supreme Court among us directly now but surely we can ask it to consider either reintroducing a proper appeal process or a retrial, either of which would lead us to some form of justice. Alternatively, why can we not pass this to the newly formed Criminal Cases Review Commission and ask it to get its teeth...
  • Gambling (Categorisation and Use of B2 Gaming Machines) Bill [HL]: Second Reading 11 Mar 2016

    My Lords, I need to declare several interests that are set down in the register, one of which I have to say with some embarrassment is that I am probably the only Member of your Lordships’ House who has run a casino. That is almost as bad as admitting to having run a bordello—which I emphasise I have not. The consequence of my experience in the casino has given me some suggestions...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Litigation Control Group Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (23 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)

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