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Recent appearances

  • Northern England: Opportunity and Productivity - Motion to Take Note 12 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I too thank my noble friend Lady Massey for instigating this debate. I will speak about the Tees Valley. The IPPR report states that the Tees Valley is going through a transition. That may be so but we have well-worked-out ambitions for growth in four major sectors: advanced manufacturing, energy, digital, and health innovation. We also have a highly productive workforce, a strong...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Second Reading 6 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I am pleased that the noble Lord, Lord Hennessy, has just crept into his place, because I want to say how much I enjoyed his speech: I see myself as more of a plumber than a poet. I know that the noble Lord did not mean any disrespect to plumbers in his lovely contribution. If any noble Lords might want bathrooms or kitchens fitted, I am not actually a plumber but I am pretty close...
  • Museums - Question for Short Debate 15 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lady Royall for initiating this important debate and I pay tribute to her excellent work in chairing the People’s History Museum. I also thank the director and staff of the museum for their outstanding work and contribution to forwarding the case of learning about British history. I also thank the noble Lord, Lord Monks, for the time that he spent as...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Affordable Childcare Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 4 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Sawyer’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 62 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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