Lord Kirkham


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Recent appearances

  • Housing: Availability and Affordability - Motion to Take Note 12 Oct 2017

    My Lords, my clear views on the vital importance of housing have been shaped by my personal experience, first as a child who grew up in a rented terraced house in a pit village and was happily able to get on to the ladder of home ownership at quite an early age; secondly, as a sofa salesman for more than half a century, who witnessed many thousands of times the sheer joy that people...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 26 Jun 2017

    My Lords, reflecting on Her Majesty’s gracious Speech, I was struck by the extraordinary scale of the challenge being faced by our Government over the coming Parliament. However, I was greatly encouraged to see that, alongside the dominant theme of Brexit, the commitment to developing the skills of our future workforce has not been lost. Our industrial strategy will ensure not only the...
  • Race in the Workplace: The McGregor-Smith Review - Question for Short Debate 24 Apr 2017

    My Lords, to minimise the danger of repetition, the scourge of all debate, my contribution is based principally on my personal experience of more than 70 years as a UK-based born and bred citizen, more than 50 years of learning about, building and directing the affairs of UK retail businesses, and more than 25 years’ involvement with charities that are dedicated to improving the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (since 23 Mar 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Kirkham’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 29.84% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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