Lord Balfe


Recent appearances

  • Turkey — Question 15 Sep 2015

    My Lords, notwithstanding the considerable achievements of the AKP Government over the past 13 years, the holding of fair elections and the peaceful transfer of power is what defines a democracy. It is apparent to many people outside that the opposition parties in Turkey are not having their rights as rigorously defended as is necessary for a country to be regarded as a full democracy. Will...
  • Civilian Use of Drones (EUC Report) — Motion to Take Note 8 Sep 2015

    My Lords, first, I declare an interest, which is listed in the register, as an adviser to the British Airline Pilots Association. Secondly, I add my congratulations to the committee on producing such an excellent report, to which, I am pleased to note, BALPA contributed both written and oral evidence. There have been a number of safety incidents involving drones—I will call them drones,...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Russia: Baltic States 15 Jul 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the decision of the Russian Prosecutor General's office, following a request by members of the Russian Parliament, to examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.

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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 9 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") 13 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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