the Earl of Stair

Crossbench

A selection of the Earl of Stair's votes

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  • Generally voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 0 votes for, 2 votes against, 5 absences, in 2011
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees

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Recent appearances

  • Armed Services: Claims - Motion to Take Note 24 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I join many other noble Lords in thanking my noble and learned friend Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood for bringing forward this debate on this extremely important subject. I am pleased that the Government appear at least to be starting to acknowledge it as such. It seems that, starting with the Iraq war, confusion has developed between the international humanitarian laws covering...
  • Renewable Energy - Question for Short Debate 28 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Featherstone, for tabling this very relevant and important Question. Perhaps it is rather unfortunately timed, quite so soon after the events of last week. Much of the energy under discussion this evening originates from areas of the United Kingdom which, sadly, may no longer be part of it in a couple of years’ time. I am not sure where our...
  • Strategic Defence and Security Review — Motion to Take Note 3 Dec 2015

    My Lords, we have heard four maiden speakers. It is gives me great pleasure to have the honour of congratulating the noble Lord, Lord Bruce of Bennachie, on his excellent maiden speech in such an important debate. Although we come from opposite corners of Scotland, I am reassured to note that we have both campaigned on similar issues of health and transport. He has had considerable...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 May 2008

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all the Earl of Stair’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 7.18% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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