Lord Davies of Stamford

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day) 18 May 2022

    My Lords, I endorse the very powerful arguments produced by a number of colleagues, such as the noble Lord, Lord Lang, in favour of our spending more money on defence and taking defence requirements in this country rather more seriously than we have in the past. I have been transfixed over the last few weeks, as I imagine many others have, by the extraordinary courage and selfless...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 33 2 Mar 2022

    My Lords, I have been following this Bill since its inception. I have not spoken up to this point, but I have been increasingly concerned about the effect of this particular legislative initiative and its potential impact on our reputation internationally, which had been very good in this area up to now, largely because of our role as one of the founding signatories of the refugee...
  • Nationality and Borders Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 33 2 Mar 2022

    I am endeavouring to do so but I shall not stand here for very long. The ancient Spartans were helots. Their problem was that they had no rights—they had a growing population but no rights at all. I am very much afraid that if we take on board illegal immigrants and send them to some place in Africa, they will have no legal rights. It would be very worrying to have a population with no...

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 July 2010

Previously MP for Grantham and Stamford until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 11 June 1987 — General election

Party was Conservative until 26 Jun 2007

Also represented Grantham and Stamford; Stamford and Spalding

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • Northern Ireland
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Immigration Controls: Eurostar
  • Terrorism
  • Scheduled Offences
  • Iran: Nuclear Power
  • Dentistry

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Services Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (25 May 2016 to 29 Jun 2016)
  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, European Union Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] Committee (5 Sep 2011 to 1 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Mar 2011 to 14 Jun 2011)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2007 to 12 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Regulatory Reform Committee (7 Nov 2007 to 9 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (7 Nov 2007 to 13 Jan 2009)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Nov 2007)
  • Member, International Development Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee (17 Nov 2003 to 19 Nov 2007)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (18 Sep 2001 to 6 Nov 2003)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (17 Nov 1998 to 11 Jan 1999)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 May 1998 to 15 Jun 1998)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (22 Jul 1997 to 17 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Standards and Privileges Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 22 Jun 1998)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (15 Nov 1995 to 15 Jun 1998)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (11 Jul 1995 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Standards in Public Life Committee (16 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 8 Nov 1995)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

8. Land and Property
Flat in France from which rental income is received.
Farmland in Lincolnshire.

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