Lord Chidgey

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 6 Apr 2017

    The programme for the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, and the expansion and strengthening of international cultural, trade and investment initiatives – Lord Chidgey. Oral questions
  • Brexit: Gibraltar - Question for Short Debate 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Boswell, and his committee on their report, called simply Brexit: Gibraltar. I make no apology for being a friend of Gibraltar, having been a member or officer of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Gibraltar almost since it was established, some 20 years ago. As a member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee in the other place, I took...
  • Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, there can be no more thrilling spectacle than the sight of the flags of the Commonwealth nations flowing down the central aisle of Westminster Abbey, carried, two by two, by 52 young people. That is what I think, anyway. On Commonwealth Day, their youth, enthusiasm and sense of expectation underlined both the diversity and the unity of their Commonwealth of Nations. The new...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2005

Previously MP for Eastleigh until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Eastleigh, 1994-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman for employment, 1994-1995; on transport, 1995-1997, trade and industry, 1997-1999. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1994 — unknown

Also represented Eastleigh

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Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Feb 2005 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill (Joint Committee) (8 Feb 2005 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Chairmen's Panel Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (14 Jan 2003 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (16 Jul 2001 to 5 Nov 2001)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (1 Jan 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (1 Nov 1999 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1999 to 5 May 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jan 1999)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1995 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1994 to 1 Jan 1995)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Chidgey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 88 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 58.81% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 12 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 108 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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