Lord Tunnicliffe

Shadow Spokesperson (Defence)

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Permanent Structured Cooperation - Question 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, given the less than clear commitment of the US to NATO, and given that we, after Brexit, will be looking for a new role in the world, surely that role in defence should be pivotal in Europe. What Europe needs is combat power and, as my noble friend the Admiral has pointed out, this is an area in which we are uniquely able to assist. This is no time to be stepping away from Europe....
  • Space Industry Bill [HL] - Report 14 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I would like to reflect briefly on what the noble Lord, Lord Deben, has said about the processing of this Bill. We will have a remarkably short Report stage, having had a good deal longer in Committee, because the Minister—I would say at our insistence but it would be unfair to suggest there was any resistance—has been willing to provide a great deal of time in private...

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Profile

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 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 31 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 89.13% 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 7 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • 6 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Tunnicliffe’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 354 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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