Lord Pendry

Former MP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (3rd Day) 29 Mar 2017

    My Lords, many of us have been around this block many times before, and here we are again discussing the negative impact that secondary ticketing has on the sport and entertainment sectors. I therefore willingly support the amendments standing in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, who, as we have all heard, has so ably spelled out his reasons for tabling them. It is a particular...
  • Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees: Conservation 20 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to address declines in the UK bee population and, in view of the efforts of other countries to promote urban beekeeping, whether they will follow that example and support the conservation of all bee species.
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Honey: Fraud 20 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 1 March (HL5492), what action they are taking to investigate potential fraudulent practice, as is reported to be taking place in relation to Manuka honey.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 July 2001

Previously MP for Stalybridge and Hyde until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Stalybridge and Hyde, 1970-2001. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, 1978-79; Opposition spokesman on Northern Ireland, 1979-82; on regional affairs and devolution, 1982-92; on national heritage, 1992-97. (from Number 10 press release)

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

Also represented Stalybridge and Hyde

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Environment Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 26 Oct 1992)
  • Member, Members' Interests Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (11 Nov 1978 to 4 May 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure: Trade & Industry Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 24 Nov 1978)
  • Government Whip (8 Mar 1974 to 18 Jan 1977)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Chairman, The Football Stadia Improvement Fund Limited. (£20,001-£25,000)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Adviser to the National Federation of Demolition Contractors Ltd. (£5,001-£10,000)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Many media, sporting, tourism and other cultural invitations as Chairman of All Party Tourism Group and of All Party Sports Group.
Complimentary membership of the Congress Dining Club, Westminster. (Registered 21 June 1999)
9-11 February 2000, I attended the annual conference of the British Incoming Tour Operators Association (BITOA) in Belfast. My expenses were met by BITOA. (Registered 14 February 2000)
15-17 February 2001, in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Tourism Group I attended the British Incoming Tour Operators Association annual convention in Bristol. BITOA met my travel and accommodation expenses. (Registered 27 February 2001)
6. Overseas visits
3-17 September 2000, to China, travel to China paid by myself, all travel and accommodation in China provided by the Chinese Association for International Understanding. (Registered 4 October 2000)
26-31 October 2000, to Kos, Greece to attend the annual conference of the Association of British Travel Agents in my capacity as Chairman of the All-Party Tourism Group. ABTA met my airfare and hotel accommodation. (Registered 1 November 2000)

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