Viscount Eccles


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Recent appearances

  • Tees Valley Combined Authority (Functions) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 2 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I want to return to the issue of consultation. I am entirely on the same side of the fence as the noble Lord, Lord Kennedy. Two very serious things emerged from the results of the consultation. One is whether this is an appropriate geopolitical area to achieve all the things that it is hoped combined authorities will achieve. The other is the history of local government in the area,...
  • Tees Valley Combined Authority (Functions) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 2 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I have a few points for my noble friend on the Front Bench. The first is that, when the Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee reported on this, as it did on the previous Motion, I think a sense of unease comes through its report—a feeling that things have not been done entirely properly and a feeling of business undone. Indeed, again, there was a consultation period of only...
  • Brexit: Financial Services (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 9 Feb 2017

    My Lords, it is very usual to say how pleased one is to follow the previous speaker but I find myself in a slight embarrassment because I so completely agree with the noble Lord, Lord Butler, that I am not going to be able to put it without repetition and nothing like so well. I congratulate the sub-committee and its chairman on this report. It is a very useful document and needs to be...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 April 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Adoption Legislation Committee (29 May 2012 to 26 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee E - Justice, Institutions and Consumer Protection (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Private Bills Select Committee (L) (31 Oct 2011 to 20 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (23 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (6 Jun 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Eccles’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 66.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 223 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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