Lord Rodgers of Quarry Bank

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 6 Jul 2016

    My Lords, the decisive event for Britain in Europe in the 1970s was not the 1975 referendum but the six-day House of Commons debate that ended on 28 October 1971. By 356 votes to 244, the House approved the, “decision of principle to join the European Communities”. Of former Members of Parliament who voted on that occasion, nearly 30 sit in the House of Lords and several will...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Archives 4 Jan 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the arrangements for preserving departmental archives, including the role of the Cabinet Secretary.
  • Economic Case for HS2 (Economic Affairs Committee Report) — Motion to Take Note 16 Sep 2015

    My Lords, I was unaware of the Government’s response to the Economic Affairs Committee report of 25 March until this debate appeared on the Lords’ daily business paper. As an outsider and not a member of the committee, I find the response disappointing and dismissive. I have said on a previous occasion in the House that I am agnostic about the merits of HS2, as currently planned,...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1992

Currently held offices

  • Member, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) (since 25 Jul 2012)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (14 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (26 Nov 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (21 Jan 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (9 Jun 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (9 Jun 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (5 Jun 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords (2 May 1997 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Public Service, Committee on (30 Apr 1996 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, Finance and Staff Sub Committee (22 Nov 1994 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Declaration and Registration of Interests Committee (20 Nov 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Shadow Secretary of State (5 May 1979 to 3 Nov 1980)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (10 Sep 1976 to 4 May 1979)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Defence) (8 Mar 1974 to 10 Sep 1976)
  • Minister of State (HM Treasury) (13 Oct 1969 to 19 Jun 1970)
  • Minister of State (Board of Trade) (1 Jul 1968 to 13 Oct 1969)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign Office) (7 Jan 1967 to 3 Jul 1968)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Economic Affairs) (21 Oct 1964 to 7 Jan 1967)


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