Lord Broers

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 17 Oct 2019

    My Lords, I am speaking in this debate because I wish to emphasise the importance of nuclear power in our national infrastructure strategy. If we are to meet our net zero greenhouse gas emission target by 2050, without the lights going out when the wind does not blow and the sun does not shine, we will have to increase the fraction of power that we deliver with nuclear power by at least 30% ....
  • Higher Education Institutions: Spending - Question 27 Jun 2019

    My Lords, the Augar report is balanced from the point of view of funding. Can the Minister reassure us that, should the Government— whichever Government it is—decide to go ahead with this Bill, they will take a balanced view and not cherry pick the cuts in funding rather than increases in funding? If you cut teaching funding any more, even in a place such as Cambridge, where at present it...
  • 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....

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Profile

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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 5 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 11.87% 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") 52 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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