Lord Storey

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education)

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Recent appearances

  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Commons Reason and Amendments 27 Apr 2017

    My Lords, we agree on these Benches that as a result of the work that has been done we have a much better regulatory framework. Rigorous tests for degree-awarding powers are important. I was very much taken with the Minister’s comment that there should be no lowering of quality in protecting the value of university degrees. There are private providers, and the majority of private...
  • Education: Design Subjects - Question 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, a look at the Government’s website shows the importance of design to our economy, yet since it became a subject that is no longer compulsory in secondary schools we have seen a 50% reduction in the number of young people taking it. Added to that, there will be some 2,000 fewer teachers for the subject by this coming September and half the number of new trainee teachers that...
  • Technical and Further Education Bill - Commons Reason and Amendment 25 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I shall speak to Amendment 6A. The Minister has put it better than I could, so I shall be very brief. I have always thought that the key to making the Bill successful was twofold. First, there was breaking the logjam of mainstream schools not allowing for or understanding the important role of technical education, whether it be FE colleges or university technical colleges. The...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 February 2011

Currently held offices

  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Education) (since 1 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)

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  • Has spoken in 58 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Storey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 127 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 57.37% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 136 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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