Lord Dykes

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 9 Jul 2018

    Discussions with the European Commission including a solution for trade across the Irish border and a commitment to the UK’s membership of the Single Market and Customs Union – Lord Dykes. Oral questions
  • Upskirting - Statement 19 Jun 2018

    My Lords, there is no collective view on the Cross Benches on any matters at all, by definition, but I am sure that in speaking from the Cross Benches I will be speaking for other individual Members in saying a warm word of thanks to the Government for their powerful initiative in responding to the most unfortunate set-back to the Private Member’s Bill on Friday last and for the...
  • Palestinian Territories - Motion to Take Note 7 Jun 2018

    My Lords, those in this debate who are friends of Israel, including myself, have no need to fear criticisms of the Israeli government policy on this matter. What an enormous tragedy we face in the Middle East with this problem—an enormous, unconscionable tragedy that has now gone on for 50 years. Saddam Hussein was rightly expelled by the international community after his invasion of...

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 July 2004

Previously MP for Harrow East until 8 April 1997 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Associate Member, Quilter, Hilton, Goodison Stockbrokers. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented Harrow East

Currently held offices

  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, European Union Committee (13 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Cap Reform), Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (10 Jan 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (7 Dec 2004 to 10 Dec 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (29 Nov 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (3 May 1979 to 21 Mar 1997)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 280 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Dykes’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 70.08% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 72 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 273 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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