Lord Kirkham


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Recent appearances

  • Obesity - Question for Short Debate 18 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Boycott, on a smashing maiden speech. The Duchess of Windsor famously observed, “You can never be too rich or too thin” and I have often reflected on both parts of that proposition. If we accept the Dalai Lama’s analysis that the purpose of life is to be happy, the jury is definitely out on wealth—I have met a number of...
  • Museums and Galleries - Question for Short Debate 23 Jan 2018

    Good news, my Lords: regardless of economic pressures, we have the best museums and galleries in the world. I say that not in a spirit of nostalgia; it is backed by hard facts. Mendoza tells us that the British Museum, National Gallery and Tate Modern are among the top 10 most-visited museums and galleries in the world. All the top 10 most-visited tourist attractions in the UK are English...
  • Education and Society - Motion to Take Note 8 Dec 2017

    My Lords, education is too good to be devoted entirely to the young, and the young are far too important to all our futures for education to be anything less than holistic. By holistic, I mean educating the whole person in every aspect: not just their brain but their heart, their hands and, in a debate initiated by the most reverend Primate, I might risk adding their soul. We should be...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Leader's Group on Governance Committee (23 Mar 2015 to 14 Jan 2016)
  • 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 31.08% 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") 10 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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