Lord Eatwell

Labour Peer

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

The option of online voting was removed, and a number of MPs may have been unable to vote because they were not physically able to attend.

10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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MPs are not required to designate a proxy, and may instead pair with an opposing MP to miss a vote. Parliament does not record when two MPs have come to a pairing arrangement, so on TheyWorkForYou, they will both appear to have been absent for the vote.

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A selection of Lord Eatwell’s votes

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Recent appearances

  • Cost of Living - Motion to Take Note 9 Jun 2022

    My Lords, I am grateful to all participants in this debate, which has been I think both timely and interesting. There have been two background themes in what people have had to say. One has been concern about the very bad place that Britain is in now, whether we are referring to inflation, as did the noble Lord, Lord Griffiths, and my noble friends Lord Davies and Lord Stansgate; whether we...
  • Cost of Living - Motion to Take Note 9 Jun 2022

    That this House takes note of (1) the increasing cost of living, (2) the level of economic resilience in the social capital of the United Kingdom, and (3) the case for Her Majesty’s Government to take further steps to address these issues.
  • Cost of Living - Motion to Take Note 9 Jun 2022

    My Lords, consider this family holiday in Britain today. Setting off for their luxury staycation in their brand new electric BMW, our family spends wearisome hours sitting in noxious traffic jams. They pass through pretty towns rendered ugly by dilapidated high streets and persistent potholes. At lunchtime, they enjoy an exquisite picnic hamper, complete with champagne, sat beside a handsome...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 July 1992

Party was Labour until 27 Mar 2014; Non-affiliated until 23 Apr 2020

Currently held offices

  • Member, Industry and Regulators Committee (since 14 Apr 2021)

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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