Lord Adonis

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • High Speed Rail (London–West Midlands) Bill - Third Reading 31 Jan 2017

    My Lords, this is a huge investment and the noble Lord, Lord Framlingham, need not apologise for putting down his amendment or opening this debate. Given the views that he holds, I think he is absolutely right to require the House to come to a decision after a debate and without simply proceeding straight to a vote before such an investment is made involving an important strategic departure...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Committee (6th Day) 25 Jan 2017

    I observe that a whole section of Schedule 1 relating to the Office for Students concerns committees. Paragraph 8(1) states: “The OfS may establish committees, and any committee so established may establish sub-committees”. This appears to be a power without limitation. The noble Baroness not only can have her committee on new providers; she can have a range of sub-committees as...
  • High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Report 24 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I echo my noble friend Lord Faulkner’s thanks to the Select Committee. There are no greater tasks which Members of your Lordships’ House take on than being members of these hybrid Bill Committees, which are like the Committee of Public Safety. I think they were sitting for four days a week over many months. Those noble Lords made a huge commitment to the work of the...

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 23 May 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (7 Oct 2011 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Transport (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (6 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Transport (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Transport) (5 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families (13 Jul 2007 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners) (29 Jun 2007 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Children, Schools and Families (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Schools), Department for Education and Skills (17 Jun 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Education and Skills (11 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Schools) (10 May 2005 to 28 Jun 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Adonis’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 60.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 29 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 781 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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