Lord Triesman

Labour Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Transport Decarbonisation - Statement 19 Jul 2021

    My Lords, I think the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, is entitled to a slightly more detailed response. Can the Minister tell us what the Government’s plans are for the encouragement of the development of gigafactories in all parts of the United Kingdom and what the optimum number of electric vehicles would be by 2035 in order to meet the targets?
  • Racism in Sport - Private Notice Question 13 Jul 2021

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a former chairman of the Football Association. I am delighted to hear what is going to be done about social media; it is going to have to be enforced. I share the view of the noble Lord, Lord Dobbs, that the people displaying their hooliganism and racism are scum; they have nothing to do with England or its football team. As chairman of the FA I sought...
  • UK–Commonwealth Trading Relationship - Motion to Take Note 8 Jul 2021

    My Lords, I too declare my interest as a former Commonwealth Minister, and I thank the noble Lord, Lord Howell, for initiating this debate. It is also a pleasure to follow the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of St Albans. I start by wishing all of us well, here and in the Commonwealth, in our trade relationships. I do not think you could create the Commonwealth today; it is a unique...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee (since 15 Oct 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (13 Oct 2010 to 1 Apr 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (8 Oct 2010 to 5 Sep 2011)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Intellectual Property and Quality) (29 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (28 Jun 2007 to 25 Jan 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Government Whip (23 Jun 2004 to 11 May 2005)
  • Lords in Waiting (Whips) (19 Dec 2003 to 10 May 2005)

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