Viscount Younger of Leckie

Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training 16 Oct 2017

    The number of teachers is at an all-time high: there are now 457,300 full time equivalent teachers, up 15,500 from 2010. The number of new teachers entering our classrooms continues to outnumber those who retire or leave, and the number of teachers returning to the profession is 8% higher than in 2011. We are continuing to offer generous bursaries to recruit the best graduates into the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Teachers: Training 16 Oct 2017

    The Department for Education allocates initial teacher training (ITT) places to accredited ITT providers in England. We allocate more places each year than are required, as we do not expect to fill every place. The number of trainee teachers who actually start courses with those ITT providers is published in the ITT Census in November each year. The available information for the years...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance 16 Oct 2017

    We will publish evidence on the affordability of increases to teachers' pay as part of the department’s input to the School Teachers’ Review Body consideration on teachers’ pay for 2018/19. In July 2017 we announced an additional £1.3bn for schools and high needs across 2018-19 and 2019-20, in addition to the schools budget set at Spending Review 2015. This means...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 June 2010

Currently held offices

  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 14 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for Education) (Higher Education) (18 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • 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 59 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 93.58% 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") 392 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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