Lord Sawyer

Labour Peer

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  • Inequalities - Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Dubs on initiating this very important debate at a crucial time in our nation’s development. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Ravensdale, on his excellent maiden speech. I am sure we will hear a lot more from him in future. I am pleased to see my noble friend Lord Brookman in his place. He has spent a lifetime fighting poverty, but he does...
  • Social Housing - Motion to Take Note 31 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I also thank my noble friend Lord Whitty for organising this debate and my noble friend Lady Osamor for her excellent maiden speech; no doubt there are many more to come, especially if she sits next to this fellow—he can teach her a trick or two. I also thank my noble friend Lady Lawrence for being a member of the Shelter commission. Its report is one of the best on housing I have...
  • Young People - Motion to Take Note 13 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I add my thanks to the noble Baroness, Lady Armstrong, for initiating this debate. I will focus on forgotten young workers; in so doing I refer to a report, The Forgotten Workers, which highlights the plight of young workers in our economy. Launched a couple of weeks ago, it captures research by Dr Jo McBride of Durham University and Dr Andrew Smith of Bradford University. It...

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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 3 debates in the last year — below 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 61.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 68 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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