Lord Rea

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • The Long-term Sustainability of the NHS and Adult Social Care - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 26 Apr 2018

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to those that have already been given to my noble and professional friend Lord Patel and his Select Committee for a very complete and relevant analysis. I declare an interest as a retired NHS GP and a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners who has also worked in epidemiology. I am also honorary president of the UK Health Forum, a think tank...
  • Health: Alma-Ata Declaration - Question 22 Jan 2018

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  • Health: Alma-Ata Declaration - Question 22 Jan 2018

    The Alma-Ata conference and declaration changed the attitudes of Governments and health planners by demonstrating the cost-effectiveness and humanity of universal primary care as compared with possibly more prestigious but very expensive secondary care hospitals. Is that not relevant to the situation we have in this country today, with hospitals full of patients with chronic diseases which...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1981

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, HIV and AIDS Committee in the United Kingdom (20 Dec 2010 to 19 Jul 2011)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 2000 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (8 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Oct 1997 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (6 Jul 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (30 Jun 1987 to 16 Nov 1988)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (21 Nov 1985 to 15 Nov 1988)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rea’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 40.25% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 172 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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