Lord Goldsmith

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, this has been a rollercoaster of a week, not just from a political point of view but from a legal point of view. I say at the outset that I have some sympathy for the position of the Attorney-General. No one who has not done that job will appreciate how difficult it can be. He expressed himself robustly and with great confidence in another place; it was a stupendous performance, for...
  • Brexit: Legal Position of Withdrawal Agreement - Statement 3 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I do not intend to come back on the question of whether or not the Attorney-General’s advice should be disclosed; my views on the undesirability of that in the past are well known. I want to come on to the question of substance, which is important. The Minister has talked about the backstop and how it may be avoided. Could he confirm that the backstop will come in unless there is...

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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 24 debates in the last year — above 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 47.78% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 675 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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