A selection of Lord Blair of Boughton’s votes
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Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 3 absences, in 2011.
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Has never voted on university tuition fees Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2010.
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0 votes for, 1 vote against, 6 absences, in 2011.
Has never voted on more EU integration Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 6 absences, in 2011.
Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, in 2010.
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My Lords, it is unusual for me to start by saying that I could not disagree more with what I have just heard from the noble Baroness, Lady Hoey. I was Metropolitan Police Commissioner at the time of the death of Jean Charles de Menezes, and it was a tragedy. I do not actually understand the connection that she is making with what is happening in relation to Operation Kenova.
I shall stop there on that point. I support Amendment 31 in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Hain, and the other signatories to it. It concerns Operation Kenova—the multiple investigations being carried out by ex-Chief Constable Jon Boutcher into some 200 murders on both sides of the conflict in Northern Ireland. I last spoke on Kenova on 24 January this year, when I read into the record...
My Lords, I will not detain the House much on this issue and Amendment 63, to which my name is attached, because I am really here to talk about Amendment 31, the Kenova amendment, which we will come to later on. I just want to remind noble Lords of the shocking effects of letters of comfort. We are about to repeat that same mistake if we continue with this process and do not do something to...
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Entered the House of Lords on 26 July 2010
Currently held offices
- Member, Conduct Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee ( 6 Mar 2019 to 14 Jun 2019)
- 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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