Lord Mitchell

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Anti-Semitism - Motion to Take Note 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I, too, thank the noble Baroness, Lady Berridge, for introducing the debate, and in particular for starting off by referring to the Prime Minister of Malaysia. He may be 93 years old, but Mahathir Mohamad has given us a powerful backdrop for the debate. Addressing the Cambridge Union a few days ago, he said: “I have some Jewish friends, very good friends. They are not like the...
  • NHS: Healthcare Data - Motion to Take Note 6 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a shareholder in Sensyne Health plc, whose business is in medical artificial intelligence. I thank my noble friend Lord Freyberg for sponsoring this debate and for his truly excellent speech. He and I have been working closely together on this project for the past few months. I very much enjoyed the speech by the noble Lord, Lord Bethell. He says he is a...
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments 14 May 2018

    I thank the noble Lord for his very helpful comments. I also thank my noble friend Lord Freyberg, who has been with me all the way on this and given me huge support, and the noble Baroness, Lady Jones, for her comments. On the Front Benches, the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, has always been a supporter and, at this particular point, the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, has guided me through the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Founder and Chairman, Syscap plc (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (3 Dec 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (6 Sep 2012 to 10 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 10 Oct 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (26 Nov 2009 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (21 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (13 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (26 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Mitchell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 54.27% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 111 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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