Lord Tunnicliffe

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Schools: Cadet Expansion Programme - Question for Short Debate 18 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Lingfield, for obtaining this debate. I particularly commend his praise of Ofsted and its renewed interest in and emphasis on the whole child. This wider emphasis on the whole child, in which the cadets can play such an important part, is really good for our society in the broader educational sense and in this sense. The Cadet Expansion Programme was...
  • Gulf of Oman and Strait of Hormuz: Merchant Shipping - Question 18 Jun 2019

    My Lords, building on the theme of accidental escalation, following reports that the UK is sending additional marines to the Strait of Hormuz, can the Minister give us an overview of the rules of engagement for British forces in the area? If he is minded not to do so, can he at least assure us that specific rules of engagement have been issued and inform us which member of the Government...
  • Hospitals: Listeria - Statement 17 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to the Minister for repeating the Answer to this Urgent Question. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the families of those who have tragically died as a result of the outbreak and those who have fallen sick. Professor Jose Vazquez-Boland, chair of infectious diseases at the University of Edinburgh, warned in the media over the weekend that: “Pre-packed...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, UKEA and of the Rail Safety and Standards Board. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Transport) (since 1 Feb 2018)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (since 1 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Member, Consultative Panel on Parliamentary Security (since 7 Sep 2015)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Lords) (since 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (since 25 May 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2013 to 1 Nov 2013)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Defence) (8 Oct 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (15 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Government Whip (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (5 Dec 2006 to 6 May 2008)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (6 Jun 2005 to 28 Nov 2008)


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  • Has spoken in 91 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Tunnicliffe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 88.19% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 456 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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