Lord Adonis

Labour Peer

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  • Schools: Cadet Expansion Programme - Question for Short Debate 18 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I am sorry to intervene and break up the harmony that had lasted until the Minister’s speech. He said a moment ago, rather to my concern, that his department is setting an upper limit to the number of state schools that will be able to have Combined Cadet Forces, and that the capacity of the Armed Forces to manage more than 500 units was not there. Is he aware that that will be...
  • Schools: Cadet Expansion Programme - Question for Short Debate 18 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I strongly agree with everything that the noble Lords, Lord Robathan and Lord Lingfield, have said in praise of cadets. They make a valuable contribution to our national life, to the Armed Forces and to providing a rounded, character-based education for young people. We need more of them—I say that without reservation. The task is to extend these opportunities to more young...
  • Referendums - Question for Short Debate 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, unlike the noble Lord, Lord Norton, I am not against referendums in principle. If you look at different systems of democracy around the world, some are excellent with referendums, and some are excellent without them. Arguably, two of the best-governed countries in Europe are Germany and Switzerland. Germany has a ban on referendums in its federal constitution, while Switzerland has...

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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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