Lord Whitty

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, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Heseltine. Not for the first time, I agreed with much of what he said. However, I want to raise a very different point, which was alluded to by the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, just now. There has been reference to the work that this House has done since 2016 on producing its reports in great detail on the various aspects...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Bembridge Harbour 4 Dec 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to appoint an inspector to review the compliance of the current owners Bembridge Harbour, and their related companies, with (1) the Piers and Harbour Order (Bembridge Harbour) Confirmation Act 1963, and (2) the Department for Transport's Ports good governance guide.
  • Affordable Housing - Motion to Take Note 25 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Shipley, and agree that we need an entirely new approach and strategy. I applaud him, the noble Lord, Lord Best, and my noble friend Lady Bryan for putting the centrality of council housing at the heart of the debate. The debate has been pretty restrained but a lot of people are angry about this issue. I am angry too. Within half an hour’s walk of...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Currently held offices

  • Chair, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (since 23 Jun 2015)
  • Member, European Union Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (8 Oct 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Apr 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Jun 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Food, Farming and Sustainable Energy) (13 Jun 2003 to 10 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (12 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (11 Jun 2001 to 11 May 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (28 Jul 1998 to 11 Jun 2001)
  • Government Whip (7 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)


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