A selection of Lord Popat's votes
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Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
6 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2011
Voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2010
Has never voted on more EU integration
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To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to ensure that new commercial air routes between the United Kingdom and East Africa are allocated sufficient and convenient departure slots at either Heathrow or Gatwick airports.
I thank the Minister for that helpful response. Almost two years ago, I helped RwandAir launch direct flights between London and Kigali, but I found that securing convenient landing and departures slots was practically impossible at Gatwick or Heathrow. The problem is that the biggest airlines, including budget airlines, have a monopoly over peak-time slots through grandfathering rights,...
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Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2010
Other offices held in the past
- Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (9 Jan 2013 to 7 May 2015)
- Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 8 Jan 2013)
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- Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Popat’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 82.03% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 90 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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