Lord Paddick Portrait

Lord Paddick

Non-affiliated - Life peer

Became Member: 12th September 2013


Lord Paddick is not a member of any APPGs
4 Former APPG memberships
Drug Policy Reform, Knife Crime, Knife Crime and Violence Reduction, Rowing
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
1st Jun 2015 - 9th Oct 2023


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Paddick has voted in 556 divisions, and 39 times against the majority of their Party.

16 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 18 Liberal Democrat No votes vs 33 Liberal Democrat Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 145 Noes - 179
5 Jul 2022 - Sitting Times - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 5 Liberal Democrat Aye votes vs 38 Liberal Democrat No votes
Tally: Ayes - 158 Noes - 124
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 189 Noes - 186
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 179 Noes - 196
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 183 Noes - 198
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 176 Noes - 191
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 1 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 5 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 158 Noes - 176
23 Oct 2023 - Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 185 Noes - 186
16 Jan 2024 - Trade (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) Bill [HL] - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 4 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 102 Noes - 212
22 Jan 2024 - Asylum: UK-Rwanda Agreement - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 4 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 8 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 214 Noes - 171
23 Jan 2024 - Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill [HL] - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 201 Noes - 227
29 Jan 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 1 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 84 Noes - 206
11 Mar 2024 - Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 4 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 209 Noes - 193
11 Mar 2024 - Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 5 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 199 Noes - 199
13 Mar 2024 - Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 2 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 165 Noes - 154
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 5 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 263 Noes - 233
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 6 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 276 Noes - 226
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 6 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 248 Noes - 209
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 6 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 285 Noes - 230
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 5 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 6 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 251 Noes - 214
20 Mar 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 5 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 249 Noes - 219
23 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 144 Noes - 154
23 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 3 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 168 Noes - 177
23 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 203 Noes - 192
23 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 200 Noes - 192
23 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 5 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 82 Noes - 211
22 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 4 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 240 Noes - 211
17 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 247 Noes - 195
17 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 6 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 245 Noes - 208
16 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 5 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 176 Noes - 197
16 Apr 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 5 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 185 Noes - 192
16 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 275 Noes - 218
16 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 6 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 253 Noes - 236
16 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 7 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 266 Noes - 227
16 Apr 2024 - Safety of Rwanda (Asylum and Immigration) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 2 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 8 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 258 Noes - 233
14 May 2024 - Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 5 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 6 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 221 Noes - 222
21 May 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 6 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 91 Noes - 192
21 May 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 4 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 203 Noes - 198
21 May 2024 - Victims and Prisoners Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Paddick voted Aye - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 3 Non-affiliated Aye votes vs 8 Non-affiliated No votes
Tally: Ayes - 211 Noes - 208
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Baroness Williams of Trafford (Conservative)
Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords)
(202 debate interactions)
Lord Sharpe of Epsom (Conservative)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)
(89 debate interactions)
Lord Rosser (Labour)
(54 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(558 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(147 debate contributions)
Scotland Office
(34 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Public Order Act 2023
(26,581 words contributed)
Nationality and Borders Act 2022
(24,662 words contributed)
Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21
(18,284 words contributed)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Lord Paddick, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.


2 Bills introduced by Lord Paddick


A bill to prohibit the publication of certain information regarding persons who have been arrested until they have been charged with an offence; to set out the circumstances where such information can be published without committing an offence; and for connected purposes

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Tuesday 21st January 2020
(Read Debate)

First reading took place on 7 June. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.The 2016-2017 session of Parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress. A Bill to amend the Data Protection Act 1998 to make provision about the transparency of privacy notices.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading : House Of Lords
Tuesday 7th June 2016

Lord Paddick has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Lord Paddick has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament