Lord Faulks


A selection of Lord Faulks's votes

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  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Generally voted against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse - Statement 21 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I wonder whether my noble friend will appreciate a suggestion pursuant to the internal review as to how the inquiry might be somewhat more focused. Rather than deciding who abused who when, which would involve a trial of some sort, would it not be better to focus on the complaints system so that there is an examination of when a complaint was made, why it was not heard, and, if a...
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (5th Day) 16 Nov 2016

    I am grateful to the noble Lord for giving way. Perhaps he could help the Committee with this: the amendment would change the moment when anonymity is lost from arrest to charge. As the decision an officer takes about whether to charge is a very difficult one, does the noble Lord not think that there might be a temptation on the part of the police to charge rather earlier than they...
  • Policing and Crime Bill - Committee (5th Day) 16 Nov 2016

    My Lords, we know that this is an issue on which it is very difficult to find a satisfactory compromise. I am also conscious of not taking drafting points which might serve to divert us from the central issue. However, I am a bit concerned about this proviso. I understand that it is a sensible idea to have one, so that a judge can be satisfied that it is in the public interest to remove the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 July 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (20 Jan 2014 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 May 2012 to 18 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Mar 2011 to 14 Jun 2011)


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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Faulks’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 87.06% 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 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 416 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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