Lord Tyler

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Constitutional and Political Reform)

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I am extremely grateful to a number of noble Lords who have come again on a Friday. I am afraid we have taken rather longer than on the previous occasion, but I am full of pride for the way in which we have been able as a House to look at these issues on a consensual basis, if I may again use that word. I was particularly delighted that the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of...
  • Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, coming from a rather ecclesiastical family, I like to start with a text: “There is a broad consensus that election law is fragmented, confused and unclear, with … poor guidance from the Electoral Commission. Conservatives are committed to strengthening electoral law”. That was the official statement of the Conservative Party in June this year, just a few days...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 June 2005

Previously MP for North Cornwall until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bodmin, 1974, North Cornwall, 1992-2005. Liberal Democrat spokesman on agriculture and rural affairs, 1992-1997; on transport, 1994-1995; on food, 1997-1999; Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, 1997-2001; Shadow Leader of the House of Commons, 1997-2005. (from Number 10 press release)

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

Also represented North Cornwall; Bodmin

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Currently held offices

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Constitutional and Political Reform) (since 1 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee) (6 Jul 2011 to 26 Mar 2012)
  • Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Constitutional Affairs (4 Feb 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Constitutional Affairs and team leader for DEFRA (30 Jan 2009 to 4 Feb 2009)
  • Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Constitutional Affairs (29 Jan 2009 to 30 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 29 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (16 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (1 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Ministry of Justice (6 Mar 2008 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Shadow Leader of the House of Commons (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, House of Lords Reform (Joint Committee) (19 Jun 2002 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee (4 Jun 1998 to 13 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Finance and Services Committee (14 Nov 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (30 Jul 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (7 May 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 7 Nov 1997)

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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Tyler’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 73.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 440 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
From January 1999, regular cuttings service on issues related to responsibilities as parliamentary spokesman provided by Harcourt Public Affairs Ltd.

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