the Duke of Wellington

Conservative

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  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 26 Jun 2017

    My Lords, I wish to speak on only one of the several proposed Bills related to our leaving the European Union, namely that on agriculture. I declare my interests in agriculture as detailed in the register of interests. I welcome the proposed agriculture Bill. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Gardiner, who will presumably be responsible for taking it through this House, on his reappointment...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (2nd Day) 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am grateful to all noble Lords who have participated in this debate about various amendments. Every noble Lord who has spoken has criticised the gold, silver and bronze proposal. The Minister said that it will be reviewed after a year. However, Clause 26 requires a system of rating, and the spirit of my amendment was to delete the word “rating” and put in...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (2nd Day) 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I realise that this does not have quite the interest of yesterday’s debate on the withdrawal from the European Union. I declare, as always, my interest as a former chairman of King’s College London. Clause 26 deals with the quality of teaching in our universities. All universities—and, I am sure, all noble Lords—accept the objective of wishing to continue to...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 September 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (since 22 Nov 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all the Duke of Wellington’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 41.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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