Lord Gavron

Former Labour Peer

Profile

Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Left the House of Lords on 7 February 2015 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) ( 7 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)

Recent appearances

  • Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Second Reading 14 Nov 2012

    My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Tugendhat, I address Clause 70(4) and proposed new Section 439A on directors' pay. I am advised by colleagues in the House that I should state my qualifications for speaking on this subject. In 1964, I started my own firm and I retired from it, when it was a public company, after 29 years as chief executive and chairman. I also served as a non-executive...
  • Housing: First-time Buyers — Question 3 Jul 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they propose any action to assist first-time property buyers following the publication of the English Housing Survey Headline Report 2010-11 on 9 February, showing that the level of owner-occupation in England has fallen to its lowest level since 1988.
  • Housing: First-time Buyers — Question 3 Jul 2012

    I thank the Minister for her Answer. Is she aware that around 40 per cent of people living in London and parts of the south-east between the ages of 20 and 39, whose salaries are just above the limit for social housing, are still priced out of the open market because they cannot afford to buy or to rent at existing prices? These include nurses, teachers, firefighters, police officers and...

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