Lord Pendry

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Football: Clubs 20 Feb 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the establishment of the Future High Streets Fund to support and fund local areas’ plans to make their high streets and town centres fit for the future, whether they will consider providing similar assistance to local football clubs to ensure such clubs can continue to benefit their communities; and whether they will work alongside the football...
  • Social Housing - Motion to Take Note 31 Jan 2019

    My Lords, it is most unfortunate that the terms of this debate, so ably moved by my noble friend Lord Whitty, are so broad that our time to speak on such important matters is so limited. As a result, I shall focus my short remarks on the pressing need for the Government to resolve this housing crisis, so that we can see an end to the diabolical increases in homelessness and the deaths of...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 10 Jan 2019

    My Lords, the reason why I am making my small contribution today is that for the last two years this House and the other place have been going round in circles, which has landed us in the muddle that we are in today. I believe that we must turn to the people again for their guidance, now that they are more informed, in the absence of strong leadership from the centre. I must confess that I am...

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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, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (12 Jun 2018 to 6 Sep 2018)
  • 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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