Lord Broers

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Recent appearances

  • Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I, too, congratulate the Minister on calling this timely debate. These are early days, as many noble Lords pointed out, in our thinking about what we might do to resolve the difficulties that will be created by Brexit. Our ideas will inevitably be preliminary and incomplete. However, I decided to speak in this debate because it is valuable to identify the possibilities for doing...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (4th Day) 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I have put my name to Amendment 173A. Although the wording of the amendment does not say it, this applies especially to Innovate UK. In its functions, Innovate UK very often has to collaborate and work with industry, so it would seem unnecessary to forbid it from setting up joint ventures.
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (4th Day) 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I compliment the noble Viscount, Lord Younger, and the noble Lord, Lord Prior, on their willingness to talk about these issues and on the changes that have been brought about in the Bill. In the end, it has been a very positive experience. I too would like to support Amendments 164A and 166A, tabled by the noble Lords, Lord Mendelsohn and Lord Prior, as they resonate with the...

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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 11 debates in the last year — 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 11.32% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 42 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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