Lord Harris of Peckham

Conservative

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  • Education and Adoption Bill: Report (2nd Day) 16 Dec 2015

    Perhaps I may say that after two years, in every school we have taken over the lowest grade we have had is “good”. They were failing schools, and I consider that getting “good” in under two years and having 80% of our secondary schools “outstanding” already is a great result. Sir Dan Moynihan and our teachers have done a great job, and I am really proud of them.
  • Education and Adoption Bill: Report (2nd Day) 16 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I have some experience of these meetings with parents. I should like to talk about three primary schools: Roke of Croydon, a school which took us 18 months to get approval for, was failing and letting children down. All of you will have heard about the Tottenham school, which took us two years to get approval for, and Carshalton. They were all failing, and they all took more than...
  • Education and Adoption Bill — Second Reading 20 Oct 2015

    My Lords, I am sure that everyone here wants to give every child in this country an outstanding education. Way back in 1988, when my noble friend Lord Baker asked me to start a CTC in an inner city, I thought about it hard. I realise now that it was one of the best decisions of my life to carry on and open the school. It took two years—not only to find the site but to get the local...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Harris of Peckham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 22.89% 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") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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