Lord Beith

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Local COVID-19 Alert Level) (High) (England) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 14 Oct 2020

    My Lords, I am addressing the House from Berwick-upon-Tweed. Here, local businesses and families are subject to the high level of restriction chosen for the needs of Newcastle and Tyneside, but that is 65 miles away. Berwick is not part of the Tyneside travel-to-work area. People who travel to or from work in Berwick do so mostly from the nearby towns in the Scottish Borders. There is no...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Report: Amendment 11 8 Oct 2020

    My Lords, when the Constitution Committee considered the Bill, we took the view that the removal of Parliament’s power to block Boundary Commission recommendations was constitutionally appropriate and therefore welcome. But we warned that automatic implementation of Boundary Commission recommendations would protect against undue political influence only if the commission itself is genuinely...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Coronavirus: Legislation 7 Oct 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government on what date and at what time the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (North East of England) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/1010) (1) were laid before Parliament, (2) came into force, and (3) were published on the legislation.gov.uk website; and if they were not so published by 8am on 18 September, why not.

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 November 2015

Previously MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 8 November 1973 — unknown

Also represented Berwick-upon-Tweed

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Defence
  • Treasury
  • Unpaid Advisers
  • Public Records
  • Correspondence
  • Parliamentary Advisers
  • Project Sponsorship

Currently held offices

  • Member, Lord Speaker's committee on the size of the House (since 20 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons) (21 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Liaison Committee (Commons) (21 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, National Policy Statements Sub-Committee (21 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (13 Jan 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Committee on Issue of Privilege (Police Searches on Parliamentary Estate) (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Justice Committee (6 Nov 2007 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (5 Nov 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (9 Oct 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (4 Feb 2003 to 21 Jul 2010)
  • Chair, Constitutional Affairs Committee (4 Feb 2003 to 5 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Constitutional Affairs Committee (28 Jan 2003 to 4 Feb 2003)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 24 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (30 Jul 2001 to 24 Nov 2008)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (1 Jun 2001 to 1 Jun 2002)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission (1 Jan 2001 to 24 May 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (14 Feb 2000 to 11 May 2001)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jun 1999)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 28 Nov 1994)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (1 Jan 1987 to 1 Jun 1994)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (14 May 1986 to 15 May 1987)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (1 Jan 1985 to 1 Jan 1987)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (9 Jun 1983 to 5 Dec 1985)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 5 Dec 1985)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 15 May 1987)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (1 Jan 1976 to 1 Jan 1987)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion research:
Payment of £75. Hours: 2 hrs (January 2014). Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 18 July 2014)
Payment of £75. Hours: 2 hrs (April 2014). Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 18 July 2014)
Payment of £75. Hours: 2 hrs (October 2014). Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 27 November 2014)
Payment of £75. Hours: 2 hrs (November 2014). Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 24 February 2015)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY for opinion surveys.
Payment of £200. Hours: 1.5 hr. Payment donated to my constituency party. (Registered 3 February 2015)
11. Miscellaneous
Chairman of the Historic Chapels Trust; until 13 October 2014. (Updated 17 March 2015)

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