Lord James of Blackheath

Conservative

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  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • 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
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Terrorism: Finance 14 Nov 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to criminalise the withholding of knowledge relating to the presence or movement of funds for terrorist use made available through the co-operation of British business.
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (4th Day) (Continued) 9 Nov 2016

    My Lords, in speaking to Amendment 214 I should declare two interests. First, I ran a chain of casinos in the Mediterranean at an earlier stage of my life, and I am therefore very familiar with the function of a roulette wheel. Secondly, I was chairman of the Jockey Club’s racing interests in the UK, so I was heavily dependent upon the profits coming from the bookmakers’ levy....
  • Grammar Schools - Motion to Take Note 13 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I should start by declaring a particular interest. Until today, I thought that I was the only Member of your Lordships’ House who had failed the 11-plus. I now acknowledge that I am not and that I share that experience with another. I want to make a couple of points about failing the 11-plus because it brings lasting shame and humiliation on the life of those who suffer it in...

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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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