Lord Blair of Boughton


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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Has never voted on more EU integration
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • 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

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I have been very impressed by the wide-ranging scope of so many of the speeches. In contrast, I want to concentrate on a narrower subject that has been touched on only lightly so far in the opening Front-Bench speeches and in a few words from the noble Lord, Lord Lester of Herne Hill, my noble friend Lord Hannay of Chiswick and the noble Baroness, Lady Henig: that of police security...
  • Brexit: Hate Crimes - Private Notice Question 19 Jan 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that drawing the line between hate crime and the protection of free speech is one of the most difficult jobs that the police service has to do? In the event of difficulties following this judgment, will she ask the Home Secretary to support police action, perhaps slightly more quickly than the Lord Chancellor did on the last occasion?
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Report (2nd Day) 7 Dec 2016

    I support the noble Viscount, Lord Hailsham, on that point. However, given that this is Report, I ask the Minister to bring back a government amendment that says that it is the coroner. We should not lose this opportunity. I support the noble Lord, Lord Rosser, in saying that we ought to have a process in which there is an equality of arms between the two sides. As I understand it,...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, European Union Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Private Bills Select Committee (L) (11 Oct 2011 to 20 Dec 2011)


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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Blair of Boughton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 11.11% 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") 54 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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