Lord Blackwell

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve 15 Jan 2019

    I must tell the noble Lord that I listen to his interventions with growing frustration, as very little of what he says is about the merits of the statutory instrument we are supposed to be debating. The noble Lord might wish it were otherwise, but Parliament voted to enact legislation which is now an Act of Parliament and states that the UK will leave the European Union on 29 March. The only...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (4th Day) 30 Apr 2018

    My Lords, I have listened very carefully to those noble Lords who have proposed this amendment but I have concluded, on the basis of the other arguments which have been set out, that it is fundamentally flawed, for both constitutional and practical reasons. As the noble Lord, Lord Howard, said, the constitutional argument is that it risks completely confusing the roles of the Executive and...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (Continued) 30 Jan 2018

    My Lords, while noting my business interests as set out in the register, I would like to make it clear that I will be speaking in this debate and at later stages of the Bill in a purely personal capacity as a Member of this House. Listening to the debate, I note that many views have, of course, been expressed around the House on the merits of what we are embarked upon. Noble Lords will know...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny 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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — 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 24.38% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 167 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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