Lord Eatwell


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  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL]: Report 15 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I am impressed by the extensive lack of support for this amendment throughout the House. I say in response to what the Minister has said that, of course, the powers have developed and lessons have been learnt since the financial crisis, but I was referring to the recentralisation of powers rather than some of the extra powers that have resulted from the lessons learnt. The main...
  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL]: Report 15 Dec 2015

    My Lords, this amendment seeks to provide the Treasury Select Committee of another place with the ability to stimulate the oversight function of the Court of the Bank of England. It may be helpful to provide some context for this proposal. The measures in the Bill, in so far as they refer to the Bank of England, return the regulatory scope and powers of the Bank to roughly the same position...
  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL]: Committee (1st Day) 9 Nov 2015

    The noble Lord, having not been present at our discussions, sadly, three years ago, has not appreciated the loss of confidence in this House in the general accountability of the Bank of England. Given the structure of the Bank of England and its role in national and international life, the position of the governor is extremely powerful, and quite rightly so. He needs to carry the gravitas and...

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Non-affiliated Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 July 1992

Party was Labour until 27 Mar 2014

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL] Committee (5 Sep 2011 to 1 Dec 2011)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (8 Oct 2010 to 27 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (15 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Financial Services and Markets (Joint Committee) (2 Mar 1999 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (23 Nov 1993 to 8 Nov 1995)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Eatwell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 5.08% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 257 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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