Viscount Eccles


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Recent appearances

  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Second Reading (Continued) 10 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I think I should introduce my wife to the noble Lord, Lord Mitchell. She has some worries about Apple and, come to think of it, she has probably been snooping on me. I shall spend my time on the European Union Committee’s third report. I very much welcome the Motion tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Jay, and the very measured way he introduced the report. I heartily agree with...
  • UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note 12 Sep 2017

    My Lords, we need the Government to bring us up to date with a wider view than these papers. The Lancaster House speech needs its second edition. For the EU it is all about tactics. Does Brussels want a special partnership? It does not look like it. Who is trying to go where? Shadow boxing comes to mind. I voted remain, because there was enough trouble in the world already. Nobody needed us...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) 28 Jun 2017

    My Lords, I am not competent to follow that most interesting and in-depth speech from the noble Lord. Indeed, my original speech is in the bin. I thought, as I wrote it, that I could not see how we would get ourselves out of the muddle we are in, so I was going to say that that made me a sympathiser with the noble Lord, Lord Armstrong: “Stop the world, I want to get off”—not...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 4 April 2005

Currently held offices

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)

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 10 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 66.45% 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") 225 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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