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My Lords, I support the amendment. I was a member of the ad hoc Select Committee so ably chaired by the noble Baroness, Lady Deech, along with others who have already spoken. It was a great learning experience. In my long lifetime, if not as long as some in this House, I have always been struck by the immense progress that we have made over the years. But when you get into the detail, you...
When will the Government be as tough on companies behaving badly as they are on benefit claimants?
My Lords, the Minister mentioned favourably the county of Durham. However, even there, with regard to the Heritage Lottery Fund, the people of County Durham put in 30p per head and receive only 12p in grant funding.
Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2005
Previously MP for Bishop Auckland until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland, 1979 -2005. North Regional Whip, 1981-1982; Opposition front bench spokesman for social security, 1982-1983; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Neil Kinnock as Leader of the Opposition, 1983-1985; Opposition Chief Whip 1985-1995; Opposition front bench spokesman on the Duchy of Lancaster, 1995-1997. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Also represented Bishop Auckland
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