Lord Blackwell


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Recent appearances

  • European Union Referendum Bill — Second Reading (Continued) 13 Oct 2015

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Maclennan, whom I greatly respect even though we often disagree on this topic. Before I begin I should make clear that, while I have a number of business interests set out in the register, in speaking today I will be setting out my personal views. Given my contribution to previous debates in this House on this topic, you will not...
  • European Arrest Warrant — Question 29 Oct 2014

    My Lords, does my noble friend accept that there are serious concerns about the principle of British citizens being arrested on British soil and sent into the custody of foreign judicial systems, where there is no democratic control by other British citizens, without a chance for British courts and British justice systems to take a view on it? Will my noble friend assure us that this House...
  • Public Services: Private Sector Companies — Question 28 Oct 2013

    My Lords, I declare my interests as set out in the register. Does my noble friend the Minister accept that there are millions of privately employed workers delivering public services who go to work every day completely dedicated to the quality of services that they deliver to the public? Does he recognise that, in tribute to their efforts, we should be clear that you do not have to be a...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) (16 May 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (11 Dec 2008 to 15 May 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, European Union Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Dec 2002 to 6 May 2010)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — well below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Blackwell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 24.63% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 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") 164 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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