Lord Triesman


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, it is a real pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Maude. I was once told by somebody else that he and I were true free marketeers and entrepreneurs, so I had better draw attention to my commercial interests in the register. I will say a few words about the way in which I want to approach this. I have, sadly, been on the losing side in general elections. I recognise that the...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 11 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I support this amendment and Amendment 509A. I do not want to repeat the points that have been made about the relative importance of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level and teaching and research—all those seem to me to be fundamental, systemic qualities of the university system. The noble Lord, Lord Willetts, was helpful to us in using the analogy of a divorce. I...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (1st Day) 9 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I should probably have declared my interests in my Second Reading speech—but they are in the register and I declare them now. I will start with a theme that the noble Baroness, Lady Deech, and other noble Lords brought up: autonomy. I shall not, given how long the debate has gone on, repeat the points that the noble Lord, Lord Smith of Finsbury, my noble friend Lord Winston...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (23 Jun 2004 to 11 May 2005)
  • Lords in Waiting (Whips) (19 Dec 2003 to 10 May 2005)


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