Lord Smith of Kelvin

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A selection of Lord Smith of Kelvin's votes

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  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Voted a mixture of for and against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes 0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, in 2011
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on more EU integration

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Recent appearances

  • Enterprise Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) 30 Nov 2015

    My Lords, before I make my remarks, I must declare a pecuniary interest in the Green Investment Bank, as set out in the register of interests. I am its chair, appointed by the then Business Secretary on its creation in 2012, and subsequently reappointed earlier this year by the current Business Secretary. Despite that interest, I hope that my position both as chair and as a Cross-Bencher...
  • Scotland Bill — Second Reading 24 Nov 2015

    My Lords, in the run-up to the Scottish independence referendum, the leaders of the UK’s main parties made a series of commitments about further powers for the Scottish Parliament. I was asked to chair political talks to agree the detail of what those powers should be. These talks led to an unprecedented agreement among Scotland’s five main parties. That agreement has now been...
  • Scotland Bill — Second Reading 24 Nov 2015

    What actually happened was that he signed up to every single word in that agreement. Immediately afterwards, as a lifelong nationalist, he said that he would always want much greater powers—and, indeed, independence. That was probably what he was going to say when he entered in—but they did not leave the table, and they signed up to every word in the agreement. The agreement was...

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Entered the House of Lords on 14 July 2008

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Smith of Kelvin’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.78% 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") 6 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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