Lord Snape

Former MP

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Class 4 National Insurance Contributions - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    Without wishing to sound a sour note, does the Minister accept that, in the view of many of us, no congratulations to the Chancellor are necessary on what is in fact a humiliating U-turn? As former Whips in the other place, the Minister and I both know that the reason the Chancellor has backed down is that he does not have a majority for this measure on his own Back Benches. That is the...
  • Southern Rail - Question 31 Jan 2017

    My Lords, bearing in mind the fact that Southern trains operates with a management contract set out by the Government, operates trains specified by the Government for driver-only operation, and that its own director of financing said at a public meeting only last year that, on DOO, 2016 was the year that the department would break the unions, what is the difference between the situation with...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2004

Previously MP for West Bromwich East until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Labour Member of Parliament for West Bromwich East. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented West Bromwich East

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • The Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty's Treasury (1 Jan 1977 to 1 Jan 1979)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1977)

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  • Has spoken in 136 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Snape’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 8 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 58.12% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 121 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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