Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan

Former MP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 1 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am a supporter of nuclear power and I would like to facilitate nuclear energy in any way I can. However, I am not sure whether the legal forest through which the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, tried to take us can be dealt with as simplistically as he suggests. In the first instance, we signed up to a separate treaty when we joined the Common Market in 1973, but by 2008 circumstances...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, as a remain voter my first reaction was to consider opposing the Bill and voting against it if the opportunity arose. However, given the view expressed in the elected House, that is not an option. In some respects, I am here to abstain in person at this stage. What has concerned me since the vote is not so much why we did not get these issues brought out and addressed in the debate...
  • Brexit: UK-EU Security (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note 7 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I am very pleased to follow the noble Lords, Lord Paddick and Lord Condon. It was rather like being on the committee, in the sense that we had a succession of police officers, some of whom were retired and some still in harness, so to speak. They come out with a consistent line, and this was exemplified by the last two contributions. As a relatively new member of the committee, I...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2005

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

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Ochil; Clackmannan; Stirlingshire East and Clackmannan

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Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chairman, Trade & Industry Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jan 1996 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Chair, Trade & Industry Committee (27 Nov 1995 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (1 Jul 1988 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (3 May 1979 to 16 Jan 1981)

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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord O'Neill of Clackmannan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.30% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 77 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") 96 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the Machine Tool Technologies Association. (£10,001-£15,000)
Parliamentary Adviser to British Chemical Engineering Contractors Association. (Up to £5,000)

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