Lord Tunnicliffe

Shadow Spokesperson (Defence)

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit and the EU Budget (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note 6 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Falkner, for opening this debate and for the work that she and other members of the committee have done to produce this report. The House has benefited enormously from the broad range of EU Committee reports produced over recent months, each highlighting the complex challenges that we face in dealing with Brexit. Last weekend, I was in the pub...
  • Tax Havens - Question 6 Apr 2017

    My Lords, the noble Lord has given his usual charming and reasonable answers, if somewhat unconvincingly in some cases. However, I wonder whether the truth of the matter is displayed by his boss, Philip Hammond, who in an interview with a German newspaper in January said: “I personally hope we will be able to remain in the mainstream of European economic and social thinking. But …...
  • Assisted Dying - Question for Short Debate 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, the position of the Labour Front Bench on this issue is one of neutrality. Given the level of support recently in the Commons—330 against and 118 for—it is unlikely that we would press for parliamentary time to take this issue further. If a Bill did come before Parliament I would expect there to be a free vote on the substance of the Bill, but nevertheless I expect that...

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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 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 19 debates in the last year — 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 89.35% 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 332 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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