Lord Touhig

Labour Peer

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 June 2010

Previously MP for Islwyn until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 16 February 1995 — unknown

Party was Labour/Co-operative until 11 Apr 2005

Also represented Islwyn

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Work and Pensions
  • Treasury
  • Trade and Industry
  • Capita
  • Departmental Contracts
  • Coal Industry Compensation
  • Industrial Diseases: Compensation
  • Malaysia: Military Decorations

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Restoration and Renewal Client Board Committee (17 Oct 2022 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Member, House of Lords Commission (28 Jan 2021 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Services Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Chair, Services Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (15 Apr 2020 to 17 May 2021)
  • Member, Services Committee ( 6 Dec 2018 to 28 Jan 2021)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (18 Sep 2015 to 1 Sep 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (18 Sep 2015 to 17 Oct 2017)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) ( 4 Jul 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 8 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (28 Oct 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (27 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee ( 4 Mar 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) ( 3 Mar 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Members' Allowances Committee (11 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 11 Feb 2009)
  • Chair, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Members' Allowances Committee (10 Feb 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Members' Allowances Committee ( 9 Feb 2009 to 10 Feb 2009)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 6 Jun 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee ( 5 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (20 Dec 2005 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (19 Dec 2005 to 9 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence (17 Jun 2005 to 6 Jun 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Wales), Department for Constitutional Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Constitutional Affairs) (also in Wales Office) (12 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Welsh Office (11 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Assistant Whip (17 Nov 1999 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Nov 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Welsh Affairs Committee (15 Jan 1996 to 21 Mar 1997)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • People with Disabilities: Access to Services - Motion to Take Note 16 May 2024

    My Lords, I join others in the Chamber in thanking my noble friend Lady Hughes for securing this debate, which has given us an opportunity to raise a whole range of matters that affect people with disabilities. No one took greater advantage of that than the noble Baroness, Lady Grey-Thompson; so many of the things she talked about, which many of us in the Chamber take as quite normal and...
  • Sanctions: Russian Individuals - Question 25 Apr 2024

    My Lords, last week in Strasbourg, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe recommended the seizure of Russian assets to be used in support of the people of Ukraine. Two colleagues from this House, the noble Lords, Lord Blencathra and Lord Foulkes, made powerful speeches in support of that proposal. They have worked out a scheme for how this might be done. Will His Majesty’s...
  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Hamas: Hostage Taking 4 Apr 2024

    To ask His Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with international partners about securing Red Cross access to hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza.

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Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Fee of £150 for completing a interview survey for Ipsos Mori, 79-81 Borough Road, London, SE1 1FY on 25 June 2009. Hours: 1 hour. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 13 July 2009)
Fee of £50 for completing a survey for Populus, Northborough House, 10 Northborough Street, London. Hours: 10 minutes. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 16 July 2009).
Received a bottle of wine for acting as compere at the Mynyddislwyn Male Voice Choir on 24 September 2009. Address: Penmaen Chapel, Oakdale. Value: less than £10. Donated £10 to charity. (Registered 25 September 2009)
ComRes, Coveham House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3EP.
Fee of £75 for survey completed on 5 November 2009 Hours: 15 mins. Fee donated to charity. (Registered 10 November 2009)
Fee of £75 for survey completed on 3 December 2009. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 January 2010)
ComRes, 4 Millbank, London.
Fee of £75 for completing a survey. Fee donated to charity. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 12 February 2010)

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