Lord Snape

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 28 Jun 2023

    Legislation to create Great British Railways and progress contractual reforms for train operators – Lord Snape. Oral questions
  • Trains: Wifi Provision for Passengers - Question 25 May 2023

    My Lords, if the wifi is taken off our unreliable Avanti trains, how will I be able to let the Whips’ Office know that I will be missing a three-line Whip? Is this not another example of the pettifogging interference in the railway industry by civil servants, many of whom know nothing about it but love playing trains in their spare time? Is this not yet another example of those in her...
  • Bus Funding - Statement 17 May 2023

    My Lords, as the former chairman of a major bus operator, I tell the Minister that any financial support for the bus industry is more than welcome. But her announcement today bears no resemblance to the promises made two Prime Ministers ago under the Bus Back Better project. The fact is that, no matter who runs the buses, the question of finance is always going to be there. I address my...

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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

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jan 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Plan for Sport and Recreation Committee (15 Oct 2020 to 24 Nov 2021)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Crossrail Bill Committee (17 Jan 2008 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (2 Dec 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (1 Jan 1977 to 1 Jan 1979)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (1 Jan 1975 to 1 Jan 1977)

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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