Lord Oxburgh


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Recent appearances

  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (4th Day) 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I will speak to Amendment 173A. On the face of it, it appears that the provision, under “Supplementary powers”, in paragraph 16(3)(b) of Schedule 9 prevents the research councils from doing a number of things that are important to their fundamental function. Clearly, they should be able to continue to do them. I hope the Minister will be able either to explain to us that...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (2nd Day) 8 Mar 2017

    I apologise for not being faster to my feet to intervene slightly earlier before the last speaker, but there are a couple of points that still need making. I declare an interest as an honorary professor at the University of Cambridge and before that as rector of Imperial College. Probably more relevantly, over the past 15 years or so I have been much involved in the assessment of...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (2nd Day) 1 Mar 2017

    Twice in his speech, the Minister has commented that the UK was an international leader or a world leader in nuclear energy—I am not quite sure of the words he used—but it would be very unfortunate if our Ministers or officials entered any negotiations in this general area with that belief. There are certain areas in which UK achievements are considerable, but to describe it or...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (12 Dec 2000 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (6 Dec 1999 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 1999 to 7 May 2005)


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Oxburgh’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 3.31% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well 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") 78 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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