Lord Goldsmith


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Recent appearances

  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) 30 Oct 2017

    The amendment raises an important question of principle, and one which this House will have to consider further when we scrutinise the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill. One reason why the charter was brought into being was to give visibility to rights which existed elsewhere. As at least some noble Lords will know, I speak with some experience, having spent a number of months involved in the...
  • Judicial Independence - Question 7 Dec 2016

    My Lords—
  • 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...

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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 2 debates 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 48.26% 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") 626 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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