Lord Rees

Former Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Commissioner for Older People (Wales) Bill [HL] 14 Jun 2005

    My Lords, I wish to trouble the Minister with one further question, which he may want to deal with by letter rather than answering it tonight. The definition of older person in Wales says that that person is, "ordinarily resident in Wales". Here I declare a personal interest, which may be one that other noble Lords may want to declare. In other fields of law, a person can have dual residence;...
  • Speakership of the House 12 Jan 2004

    My Lords, we have had an admirable debate based on an admirable and concise report by the Select Committee, which has clearly been subjected to some very telling and experienced evidence.
  • Speakership of the House 12 Jan 2004

    My Lords, my noble friend points out that I am not the noble Lord, Lord Merlyn-Rees. That is an error on the speakers' list. I am not in any way attempting to prevent the noble Lord participating in this debate. However, that is enough of that for the moment. It was notable that the Select Committee had evidence from two former Speakers. One, the noble Lord, Lord Weatherill, has given us some...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Left the House of Lords on 30 November 2008 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury (11 Jun 1983 to 1 Sep 1985)
  • Minister of State (Trade) (14 Sep 1981 to 12 Jun 1983)
  • Minister of State (HM Treasury) (6 May 1979 to 14 Sep 1981)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Rees’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 33.00% 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") 10 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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