Viscount Younger of Leckie

Conservative

A selection of Viscount Younger of Leckie's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 30 Jan 2017

    Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee stage (day 7) - Committee of the Whole House – Viscount Younger of Leckie. Legislation
  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 25 Jan 2017

    Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee stage (day 6) - Committee of the Whole House – Viscount Younger of Leckie. Legislation
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (5th Day) (Continued) 23 Jan 2017

    My Lords, in view of the very brief comments made by noble Lords in this extremely short debate, I shall also keep my comments short. I am happy to write to noble Lords if they feel that my comments are too short. I understand that my noble friend Lord Lucas’s amendment is borne out of a wish to protect students, but I reassure him that there are already strong protections in place. I...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2010

Currently held offices

  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education) (since 18 Jul 2016)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 14 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Protection of Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Nov 2014 to 3 Feb 2015)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (9 Jan 2013 to 17 Jul 2014)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (6 Sep 2012 to 9 Jan 2013)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (25 Jun 2012 to 9 Jan 2013)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Jul 2012)

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  • Has spoken in 57 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Younger of Leckie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 93.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above 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") 319 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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