Lord Blair of Boughton


A selection of Lord Blair of Boughton's votes

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  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • 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
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year

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Recent appearances

  • Deaths in Police Custody - Statement 30 Oct 2017

    First, this is a welcome report. Secondly, however, I wonder whether the Minister will agree with me that the weakest part of its recommendations is about the largest number of deaths, which is the rising number of deaths after people are released from police custody. The numbers are between 60 and 70 a year for the last three years of people committing suicide at the end of police custody. A...
  • Police: Funding - Question 26 Oct 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister think that it is a sensible policy to agree and announce an increase in police pay per officer but to have no increase in the overall budget? That does not seem to me to provide a sustainable funding programme.
  • Operation Conifer - Private Notice Question 11 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I remind the House of the shoot-to-kill investigation in Northern Ireland. At that time, I was working for the Chief Inspector of Constabulary. It was quite clear that the chief inspector was the person who could actually intervene in this matter and we could start there. Whether it is a judicial inquiry that follows, the Chief Inspector of Constabulary is the person to whom a...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)
  • 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 12 debates in the last year — 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 10.79% 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") 57 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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