Viscount Younger of Leckie

Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

Conservative

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  • Written Answers — Department for Education: *No heading* 20 Jul 2017

    The Government has noted the recent report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. The student funding system is fair and sustainable. The cost of the system is not an unintended loss, nor a waste of public money. It is the policy subsidy required to make higher education widely available, achieving the Government’s objectives of increasing the skills in the economy and ensuring access...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: *No heading* 20 Jul 2017

    The Government’s reforms to the undergraduate student finance system have ensured that it is financially sustainable for the taxpayer in the long-term, while enabling those with the talent to benefit from a higher education to be able to afford to do so. The Resource Accounting and Budgeting (RAB) charge estimates the value of loans that will not be repaid during their 30-year term,...
  • Written Answers — Department for Education: *No heading* 18 Jul 2017

    Fees for English domiciled undergraduate students studying at Higher Education Institutions that are funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) are subject to maximum fees, which are set in legislation. HEFCE funded institutions that have an access agreement in place for widening participation with the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) can charge a higher fee than those...

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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 49 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 93.53% 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") 377 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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