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  • Digital Economy Bill - Report (2nd Day) 20 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I know we want to get to the Front-Bench speakers so I shall be very brief and, like the contestant on “Just a Minute”, not repeat anything that has been said so far in the debate. I will say just two things. First, virtually the only defence of the Government was from the noble Earl. He is half right and half wrong, in my view. The problem is that the Bill is not about...
  • Class 4 National Insurance Contributions - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I think I can paraphrase the remarks of the noble Lord, Lord Rooker, by saying: “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often”, as Churchill said. It is a strength that the Government can change their mind so openly and directly, and I wish that politicians would more often simply and openly accept that they have changed their mind in the light of the...
  • EU Court of Justice Ruling: Religious Signs - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, given that there have been some very obvious differences between the UK and some continental countries in this area, does the Minister agree that the general approach in the UK of welcoming religious and cultural diversity must mean that welcoming its reasonable manifestation within the overall rhythms of British culture has stood us well in the past and will do so in the future,...

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Bishop

Entered the House of Lords on 14 November 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (16 May 2013 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)

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