Lord Goldsmith


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Recent appearances

  • Judicial Independence - Question 7 Dec 2016

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  • Judicial Independence - Question 7 Dec 2016

    My Lords, it is not just understanding what the judges do that matters but the confidence to which the Minister himself referred. Does he agree that as we look forward, if we do, to a post-Brexit world we will need to have utter confidence in our legal system to reassure business and to attract foreign investors, and that anything that is done now to damage that long-term future by applauding...
  • Legal Aid — Motion to Take Note 10 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate my noble friend on initiating this debate. That he opened the debate as a non-lawyer is not a deficiency; it is a strength. It underlines the fact that legal aid is not just a specialist interest for the legal profession: it is about ordinary people, and everyone in our country who needs legal advice and legal assistance. I want to speak about one particular...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (9 Jun 2010 to 1 Dec 2011)
  • Attorney General (Law Officers) (12 Jun 2001 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Attorney General, Law Officers' Department (11 Jun 2001 to 28 Jun 2007)


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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Goldsmith’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 48.42% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 625 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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