Lord Fowler

Former MP

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • London Attacks 23 Mar 2017

    My Lords, perhaps I may add my condolences to those already expressed today to those affected by these tragic events. A book of condolence has been placed in the Royal Gallery and in Westminster Hall. The usual channels have agreed to take the Statement on yesterday’s events before Questions. Before that Statement I reassure the House that the House of Lords Commission, which I chair,...
  • Retirement of a Member: Lord McCluskey - Announcement 1 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I should like to notify the House of the retirement, with effect from today, of the noble and learned Lord, Lord McCluskey, pursuant to Section 1 of the House of Lords Reform Act 2014. On behalf of the House I should like to thank the noble and learned Lord for his much-valued service to the House.
  • Death of a Former Member: Lord Dixon - Announcement 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I regret to inform the House of the death of the noble Lord, Lord Dixon, on 19 February. On behalf of the House, I extend our condolences to the noble Lord’s family and his friends.

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 July 2001

Previously MP for Sutton Coldfield until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Sutton Coldfield, 1974-2001 and for Nottingham South, 1970-74. Secretary of State for Transport, 1981 (Minister of Transport, 1979-81), for Social Services, 1981-87, for Employment, 1987-90; Chairman, Conservative Party, 1992-94; Opposition spokesman on the environment, transport and the regions, 1997-98; on home affairs, 1998-99. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Sutton Coldfield; Nottingham South

Currently held offices

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 7 Dec 2016)
  • Lord Speaker (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Chair, House of Lords Commission (since 1 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)
  • Member, Communications Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (2 Jun 1998 to 15 Jun 1999)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (11 Jun 1997 to 2 Jun 1998)
  • Party Chair, Conservative Party (11 Apr 1992 to 15 Jul 1994)
  • Secretary of State for Employment (13 Jun 1987 to 2 Jan 1990)
  • Secretary of State for Health and Social Security (14 Sep 1981 to 13 Jun 1987)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (5 Jan 1981 to 14 Sep 1981)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (11 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1981)

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  • Has spoken in 351 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Fowler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 50.78% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 54 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") 263 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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