Lord Williams of Elvel

Former Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Immigration Bill - Commons Amendments 10 May 2016

    With respect to the noble and learned Lord, as a matter of English language, there is a word “exceptional”, which is perfectly clear. What is the difference in his mind between “exceptional” and “very exceptional”?
  • Housing and Planning Bill: Committee (9th Day) (Continued) 23 Mar 2016

    My Lords, I cannot see what attitude the Minister is taking towards the CLA amendments, as was raised by my noble friend Lord Campbell-Savours. Will he please set it out very simply ?
  • Strathclyde Review — Motion to Take Note 13 Jan 2016

    My Lords, I follow the noble Lord, Lord Crickhowell, in two senses: first, we must listen to what happens in another place; and, secondly, we must not resile from our duty to be a revising Chamber. In passing, I endorse the view of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, that option 1 will not fly. I also endorse the view of the noble Lord, Lord Norton of Louth, that conventions...

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Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1985

Left the House of Lords on 30 December 2019

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (20 Jul 2016 to 30 Dec 2019)
  • Member, Sexual Violence in Conflict Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 22 Mar 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (24 Nov 2009 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee ( 2 Dec 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, European Union Committee ( 6 Dec 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C ( 6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee ( 5 Oct 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (12 Dec 1989 to 5 Nov 1993)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (11 Dec 1989 to 5 Nov 1993)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords ( 1 Nov 1989 to 31 Oct 1992)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (18 Nov 1986 to 2 Jul 2012)

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