Lord Pendry

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Apprenticeships - Motion to Take Note 4 Jul 2019

    My Lords, the House should be indebted to my noble friend Lord Young for giving us the opportunity to take another look at the apprenticeship levy scheme since its inception in 2017 and the pressing need for greater workplace opportunities for our young people. I declare an interest in this debate: I began my working life as an apprentice in an electrical engineering firm, ironically here in...
  • Future of Seaside Towns - Motion to Take Note 1 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I was a member of this Select Committee for a short time, during which I heard its members, under the chairmanship of my noble friend Lord Bassam, set about producing the report before us. I express my admiration for my noble friend and the committee—indeed, for all those responsible for this splendid report and its recommendations. Over the years, there have been many notable...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Social Services 27 Jun 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford on 11 February (HL13173) which stated that the "Social Care Green Paper remains a priority for this Government", how they define priority in this instance; and what are the Department of Health and Social Care's other priorities.

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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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