My Lords, my name is attached to two of these amendments. This is a very difficult subject in that we are all getting used to algorithmic decisions; not many people call them that, but they are what in effect decide major issues in their life and entice them into areas where they did not previously choose to be. Their profile, based on a number of inter-related algorithms, suggests that they...
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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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- Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Whitty’s speeches
- Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
- Has voted in 71.30% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 2121 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)
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