Lord Drayson

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: National Measurement Office: Performance Targets 30 Mar 2010

    I have tasked the National Measurement Office to provide a measurement infrastructure which supports innovation, facilitates fair competition, promotes international trade and protects consumers, health and the environment. I have set the National Measurement Office the following targets for 2010-11: To increase efficiency by reducing by at least 3 per cent activities which are not directly...
  • Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Intellectual Property Office: Performance Targets 29 Mar 2010

    My right honourable friend the Minister for Higher Education and Intellectual Property has today made the following Statement. I have tasked the Intellectual Property Office with managing and shaping an intellectual property system which encourages innovation and creativity, balances the needs of rights holders and the public, provides support to businesses on managing and exploiting their...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Embryology 23 Mar 2010

    As stated in the previous Answer of 5 May 2009 (WA95), the MRC has funded one project relating to human somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). The award, held by the University of Newcastle, aims to improve the efficiency of SCNT in human oocytes. The project will not derive stem cells for use in the treatment of patients.

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Co-Founder, PowderJect Pharmaceuticals plc. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (also in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) (Science and Innovation) (also in the Ministry of Defence) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Minister of State, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (6 Oct 2008 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills) (Science and Innovation) (3 Oct 2008 to 5 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State (Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (Business and Regulatory Reform) (29 Jun 2007 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support) (also Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform) (29 Jun 2007 to 7 Nov 2007)
  • Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (28 Jun 2007 to 18 Jan 2008)
  • Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (7 Mar 2007 to 8 Nov 2007)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (Defence Equipment and Support) (7 Mar 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence Procurement), Ministry of Defence (6 Jun 2006 to 7 Mar 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Defence Procurement), Ministry of Defence (17 Jun 2005 to 8 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence (18 May 2005 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement) (10 May 2005 to 6 Mar 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Dec 2004 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (1 Dec 2004 to 7 May 2005)

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More about this

  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Drayson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 33.67% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
  • 41 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Drayson’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 299 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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