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My Lords, Jo Cox erupted—there is no other way to describe it—into the inbox of my email account about six months ago. The voice was demanding not to be ignored and, as I soon discovered, not to be resisted either. She demanded that I work with her to help identify the cause of the starving in the besieged cities of Syria. I met with her, and how on earth could I conceivably...
I am listening to the noble Lord very carefully, and he is making a very important statement. May I take it as read that he does not include in the requirement to publish the details of our Armed Forces abroad the disposition and deployment of Special Forces?
My Lords, on the eve of the Queen’s Speech I happened to catch Dr Liam Fox MP from the other place on “Newsnight”. I was rather struck by something he said, and so I noted the words down immediately: “By leaving the European Union, we would bring the European Union to its senses”. Leave aside for a moment the unreality of this statement—that somehow or...
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 24 July 2001
Previously MP for Yeovil until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Yeovil, 1983-2001. Liberal spokesman for Trade and Industry, 1983-86; Alliance spokesman on education and science, 1987; Liberal Democrat spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1988-92; Leader, Social and Liberal Democrats, 1988-89, Liberal Democrats, 1988-99. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Yeovil
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