Lord Snape

Labour Peer

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  • Railways: Dawlish - Question 6 Feb 2019

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that it is not just the track that has been a problem, but the trains? Does she agree that the wretched Voyager trains used on this stretch of line are completely unsuitable for the journeys they undertake daily? Cancellations and short running take place every week, and as the 40 year-old British Rail-built high-speed trains are now coming off lease, why do...
  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill - Motion on Standing Orders 29 Jan 2019

    My Lords, before the Minister responds, and without wishing to send my noble friend to the salt mines or anywhere else, could she offer some reassurance to those of us who have long supported this particular scheme, as far as costings are concerned? My noble friend who asked the first question of the Minister is, like me, regarded as a supporter of HS2. I am tempted to say, “With friends...
  • Transport: Freight Services - Question 7 Jan 2019

    My Lords, could the Minister give us her opinion on the purpose of organisations such as Transport for the North if major strategic decisions affecting that part of the United Kingdom are to be taken by London-based Ministers and civil servants? How many extra heavy goods vehicles will be used to replace the existing freight flow across the Pennines that uses this line—a freight flow that...

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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)
  • Government Whip (1 Jan 1977 to 1 Jan 1979)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1977)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Director of Guildfare; a wholly owned subsidiary of the Guild of Business Travel Agents.(£1,001-£5,000)
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Parliamentary Consultant to the Guild of Business Travel Agents. (£1,001-£5,000)
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) National Express PLC; bus, rail, coaching and airport operator.

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