Lord Dear


A selection of Lord Dear's votes

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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Historical Child Sex Abuse - Motion to Take Note 30 Jun 2016

    My Lords, it is a privilege to speak in support of the Motion proposed by the noble Lord, Lord Lexden, which, as noble Lords will already have concluded, identifies a number of serious fundamental failures in our current system. First, I turn to the case of Field Marshal Lord Bramall. All of us will remember him as a Member of this House until his retirement two years or so ago. I remained...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Per Capita Costs 29 Jun 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the average cost of a police constable with four years service in (1) the Metropolitan Police Service, (2) a police force in the Home Counties, and (3) a police force elsewhere in England and Wales.
  • Hillsborough - Statement 27 Apr 2016

    My Lords, my question concerns Lord Justice Peter Taylor, whom noble Lords may remember was later appointed Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and who sadly died in office in 1992 or 1993. It was Peter Taylor who conducted the first inquiry into the Hillsborough disaster. He published his report only three and a half months after the disaster had taken place. Although he laid blame in a...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2006

Currently held offices

  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (since 3 Nov 2015)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 8 Jul 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Rookery South (Resource Recovery Facility) Order 2011 Committee (25 Jun 2012 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)


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