Lord Christopher


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Recent appearances

  • Energy: Storage - Question 1 Feb 2017

    My Lords, further to my noble friend’s last question, I believe that we are still using a good deal of nuclear energy—usually electricity—from France. Are we making any contingency arrangements, should there be problems post Brexit over the fact that we rely upon that source of energy?
  • Brexit: Consumer Rights Policy - Question 12 Dec 2016

    My Lords, we do not need to wait for Europe to part company with us—there are already problems. Ryanair has already given an indication of its intention that claims against it by passengers should be made in Irish courts. If I may say so, there is a lot to be done now with consumer rights that is not happening. My personal recent experience was that the telegraph and postal system...
  • Rail Franchises - Question 11 Jul 2016

    My Lords, as a passenger on this railway line, I believe that the Government are dissembling. The contract which has been drawn up is quite unique and provides an incentive to the railway company not to run trains if it can avoid it. Under the contract, you collect the money from the tickets and pay a substantial fee to Southern to provide the trains. I suspect that you are seeking to buy...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (21 Nov 2007 to 15 Dec 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (29 Nov 2004 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2002 to 13 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (27 May 1999 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (24 Nov 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Christopher’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 54.93% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 55 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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