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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) 12 May 2022

    My Lords, a rabbi, an imam and a bishop walked into a bar—or rather, they will next Tuesday. There will be no alcohol served at Yorkshire County Cricket Club, for it will be the first ever Eid Milan celebration to be hosted by the club. It is a significant moment in the progress of the cricket club and I hope—as I see a DCMS Minister here, although I do not expect a response today—that...
  • Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Bill - Second Reading 1 Apr 2022

    My Lords, I draw attention to my declaration of interests in the register and specifically the fact that I chair the Leeds United Supporters Club, a member organisation of 11,000 people. In welcoming this Bill, which I wholeheartedly support, I draw attention to what Minister Wendy Morton said in the House of Commons about how the Government see it as an important step in expanding...
  • Elections Bill - Committee (6th Day): Amendment 180A 28 Mar 2022

    My Lords, I would have rather welcomed being targeted by a foreign Government in the various elections I stood in. It would have been relatively straightforward to have turned that around—I would have used more traditional methods of communication—and exposed it. But I am not quite sure how we would be able to take North Korea, Mr Putin or whoever through the courts in this country for...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2019

Previously MP for Bassetlaw until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Party was Labour until 6 Nov 2019

Also represented Bassetlaw

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Topics of interest

Lord Mann campaigned to leave the European Union Source: BBC

  • Trade and Industry
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Treasury
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Miners' Compensation
  • Industrial Diseases: Compensation
  • Departmental Air Travel
  • Coal Health Claims
  • Freedom of Information

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 28 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (14 Sep 2017 to 27 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 27 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (12 Jan 2009 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Minister of State), Cabinet Office (28 Jun 2007 to 30 Dec 2008)
  • PPS (Rt Hon Richard Caborn, Minister of State), Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Nov 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Sub-Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Treasury Committee (20 Oct 2003 to 12 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Unopposed Bills (Panel) (14 Nov 2002 to 6 May 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 21 Oct 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, following the completion of surveys. Payment made to Bassetlaw CLP:
25 June 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
23 July 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
27 August 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
31 October 2018, received £50. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
21 November 2018, received £75. Hours: 15 mins. (Registered 18 December 2018)
11 July 2019, received £1,000 from the Fund Finance Association, 224 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1225, New York, NY, 10001, USA, for keynote speech at the 5th Annual European Fund Finance Symposium at the London Landmark Hotel on 20 June 2019. Hours (including preparation and travel): 4 hrs. (Registered 09 August 2019)
18 July 2019, received £500 from News UK, 1 London Bridge St, London SE1 9GF, for an article. Hours: 3 hrs. (Registered 09 August 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Antisemitism Policy Trust
Address of donor: Antisemitism Policy Trust, BM 5369, London WC1N 3XX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flight and accommodation costing £955

Destination of visit: Germany

Dates of visit: 24-27 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To meet with football clubs to discuss antisemitism and racism in football.

(Registered 18 October 2018)
Name of donor: The American Jewish Congress
Address of donor: 165 East 56th Street, New York, New York 10022, United States of America

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, hotel and other travel with a value of £3,528

Destination of visit: Washington DC, USA

Dates of visit: 2 to 4 June 2019

Purpose of visit: speaker on a panel at the international AJC conference on anti-semitism.

(Registered 14 June 2019)
Name of donor: European Population Forum
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer 23, Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, food, accommodation and local transport, total value £2,058

Destination of visit: Zambia

Dates of visit: 23-26 June 2019

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to Zambian Parliamentary Assembly.

(Registered 09 August 2019)
Name of donor: European Population Forum
Address of donor: Rue Montoyer 23, Brussels, Belgium

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Rail fare, value £157

Destination of visit: Brussels

Date of visit: 8 July 2019

Purpose of visit: Executive meeting.

(Registered 09 August 2019)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Joanna White, as Office Manager.

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