Lord Radice

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (3rd Day) 14 Jan 2019

    I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord O’Shaughnessy, on his skilful speech but, speaking as the last opposition Back-Bencher in this marathon debate, I hope the House will forgive me for a brief personal view of what has happened and where we are now. For me, the referendum result was a great blow. I had been a committed European since I was 18, but what made the remain defeat even harder to...
  • Brexit: Preparations and Negotiations - Motion to Take Note 23 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I am delighted to follow the balanced and considered speech of the noble Lord, Lord Hunt. I would have expected nothing less from him and I congratulate him on it. It was Michael Bloomberg, the American media mogul, who said about the referendum result that it was the, “stupidest thing any country has ever done”. He based this harsh judgment on the underlying reasons for...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Recruitment 7 Mar 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have spent on recruitment consultants in (1) the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, (2) the Department for Exiting the European Union, and (3) the Department for International Trade, since 23 June 2016; and what additional future liabilities, including success or retention bonuses, have been incurred as a result of engaging those...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 October 2001

Previously MP for North Durham until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Durham North, 1983-2001 and for Chester-le-Street, 1973-83. Opposition spokesman on foreign affairs, 1981, on employment, 1982-83, on education, 1983-87. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 1 March 1973 — unknown

Also represented North Durham; Chester-le-Street

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, European Union Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (13 Nov 2002 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 May 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Chair, Treasury Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Chair, Public Service Committee (23 Oct 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (17 Jan 1996 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (15 Nov 1995 to 15 Jan 1996)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Chair, Treasury & Civil Service Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Education (11 Jun 1983 to 11 Jun 1987)
  • Member, Employment Committee (3 May 1979 to 27 Mar 1981)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 12 May 1982)
  • Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure: General Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)


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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Radice’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 47.92% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 49 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession, etc.
Occasional journalism and authorship.
Advance for book commissioned by Little Brown.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
23-25 March 2000, to Oxford to attend the Königswinter Conference sponsored by the Deutsche-Englische Gesellschaft. (Registered 20 December 2000)

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