Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract

Former Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal Compensation 20 Jul 2009

    To ask Her Majesty's Government on what date South Yorkshire Police and the Serious Fraud Office commenced their joint investigation into the British Coal litigation; what progress has been made; what is the cost of the investigation to date, apportioned between South Yorkshire Police and the Serious Fraud Office; and when the investigation is expected to conclude.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal Compensation 20 Jul 2009

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many complaints were lodged with the Law Society (Legal Complaints Service and Solicitors Regulation Authority) in the British Coal respiratory disease litigation and the British Coal vibration white finger litigation; what was the outcome of each complaint; how much was refunded to each complainant; and how much compensation was awarded to each...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: British Coal Compensation 20 Jul 2009

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decisions by the Industrial Disease Committee of the Legal Complaints Service on 24 June (a) to maintain its recommendation to suspend the investigation of all complaints against Raleys solicitors in the British Coal litigation; (b) to write to all complainants giving them the right to ask for their cases to be dealt with...

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Profile

Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Left the House of Lords on 1 November 2012 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Deputy Speaker (First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means) (1 Jan 1992 to 1 Jan 1997)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (17 Jun 1987 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Court of Referees (9 Jun 1983 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Energy Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Environment Committee (24 May 1982 to 9 Jun 1983)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lofthouse of Pontefract’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 57.03% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • 9 people are tracking this peer
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 12 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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