Lord Broers

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Domestic Infrastructure: Chinese Ownership - Question 23 Jan 2019

    My Lords, a word of caution on nuclear power—the noble Lord, Lord Cunningham, mentioned it. Does the Minister agree with me that we need to collaborate with the Chinese in building our nuclear plants? The Chinese are now world leaders. They have been the first to build an EPR, such as we are building at Hinkley Point, and they have also been the first to build the American AP1000....
  • Domestic Infrastructure: Chinese Ownership - Question 23 Jan 2019

    CGN has a remarkable safety record in nuclear power. We should run our plants ourselves but let it help us build them.
  • Off-site Manufacture for Construction (Science and Technology Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 12 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I too compliment the noble Lord, Lord Patel, and the Science and Technology Select Committee on their report. It clearly describes the benefits of off-site manufacture and the degree to which it has been adopted by our construction industry. It goes on to make comprehensive and sensible recommendations about how we might make greater use of off-site manufacturing, all of which I...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 July 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (13 Sep 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (11 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Jun 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (1 Dec 2004 to 12 Nov 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Broers’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 12.10% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 51 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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