Lord Tunnicliffe

Shadow Minister (Transport)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve 20 Feb 2019

    I wonder whether the noble Earl could be a bit more specific in the answer to the last question—not now, obviously, but I really would value a letter, because this is a key question. As we know, when it goes wrong, the alternative is that the person involved is indicted on a murder charge. When we give people the responsibility to use lethal force, it would not be unreasonable for them to...
  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve 20 Feb 2019

    My Lords, that is not a question for me but for the Minister. What it brings out, given some of the contradictory statements by Her Majesty’s Government, is the need for a proper Armed Forces debate in the not too distant future—I think that is the view across the House. I move on to my narrower questions. First, what happens if we do not pass this instrument? The Minister has anticipated...
  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve 20 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for introducing this instrument. The Labour Party supports Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, and I am sure that support goes across the whole House. My boss in the other place, Nia Griffith, used this order to comprehensively review the present position of the Armed Forces. I will restrict myself to quoting two paragraphs of her speech, the first on, “forces...

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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 101 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 88.48% 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") 435 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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