Lord Rennard

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, today is another one of those debates that may feel like “Groundhog Day” for many of us and in which we may expect to go round the houses and fail to make progress. But the two-year parliamentary Session allows us time to make progress on a Private Member’s Bill, and the evidence of the last two general elections, the referendum, many media reports and what is...
  • NHS: Winter Staffing Levels - Question 26 Oct 2017

    My Lords, is not part of the problem for the NHS, and for hospitals in particular, during the winter that so many people have difficulty in accessing their GP? The number of GPs has fallen by 3% over the last two years. Is it not, therefore, counterproductive that the Government have been cutting funding for community pharmacies when many more people should be seeing their pharmacist and not...
  • House of Lords: Register of Hereditary Peers - Question 25 Oct 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister accept the principle that no one Parliament should be able to bind its successors, and that therefore an understanding between two Front Benches in 1999 to continue, as a temporary arrangement, the presence of hereditary Peers via by-elections should now be brought to an end by providing time in this House and the other place for the Bill of the noble Lord, Lord...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (19 Jan 2011 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)


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  • Has spoken in 22 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rennard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 59.07% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above 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") 190 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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