Lord Balfe


Recent appearances

  • Trade Unions — Motion to Take Note 19 Nov 2015

    I remind the noble Baroness, since we are in a history lesson, that the Labour Party opposed all the Thatcher trade union reforms but repealed none of them.
  • Trade Unions — Motion to Take Note 19 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes, for putting down this Motion. I am sure that we welcome this debate at this important time. Perhaps I, too, could begin with a few declarations. I am the parliamentary adviser to BALPA, the pilots’ union, a majority of whose members I am pleased to say vote for the Conservative Party. I am also the president of the British Dietetic...
  • Trade Unions — Motion to Take Note 19 Nov 2015

    Like anyone who has known me for many years—of course, I knew the noble Lord when he was the Member for Hackney in the other House and as a distinguished commissioner—he will know that I have always had a wide range of views, which is why I was such a good friend of Ken Gill. Those views have evolved, as have all views, but they have not fundamentally changed: I am still standing...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 31 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 3 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 75.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation — well 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") 18 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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