Lord Carswell

Former Crossbench Peer

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Profile

Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 January 2004

Left the House of Lords on 29 October 2019

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (19 Jul 2017 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Chair, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jul 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2009 to 12 Jul 2010)

Recent appearances

  • Good Friday Agreement: Impact of Brexit - Motion to Take Note 11 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I have lived all my 84 years in Northern Ireland. My home is in Belfast, but I also feel at home in Dublin, Cork or Galway. Like many other people living in Northern Ireland, I have visited, travelled and holidayed in the Republic. My brother lives in Dublin. It is not a foreign place as far as people are concerned. They are not aliens, they are not people we are glaring at through...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (5th Day) 2 May 2018

    My Lords, I have lived all my life in Belfast. That is rather a long time: even longer than my old and valued, noble and right reverend friend Lord Eames has. During those years, I have been backwards and forwards across the border many, many times, without let or hindrance. That is why I want to focus—just for the purpose of my remarks this afternoon—on subsection (2)(b) of the proposed...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (9th Day): Amendment 261 21 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I had not intended to intervene in this debate, partly because I was not present at Second Reading. I apologise to your Lordships for that but there were certain problems that I had at home. But I am impelled to do so by what has been said so very eloquently by many of your Lordships today. I have lived the whole of my life in Belfast and been through a considerable amount in that...

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