Lord Turner of Ecchinswell

Crossbench Peer

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 October 2005

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Nov 2006 to 26 Nov 2008)

Recent appearances

  • Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 26 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I declare an interest in a renewable energy company primarily involved in the wind business, though not in Europe. It is primarily involved with China, India and developing world; contrary to the implication of earlier comments by the noble Viscount, Lord Ridley, there is quite a lot of action occurring in those countries as well as in our own. I very much hope that we will support...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    I am going to come very shortly and briefly to why I think these arguments mean that we should have a parliamentary debate. I do not think it would be appropriate to commit now to a future referendum, because I do not think we can know now what the meaning of a no vote in a future referendum would be. Would it be a vote against a result that was too soft or too hard?
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    The very argument as to why we should not commit to a future referendum, the uncertainty of the situation we will then face, is, however, the argument why it is appropriate for us to come back for a detailed debate in both Houses of Parliament at that time to deal with the uncertain circumstances that will then exist. Like others around this House I would in some ways prefer that this...

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