Lord Burlison

Former Labour Peer

Recent appearances

  • Railways Bill 4 Apr 2005

    My Lords, I support my noble friend Lord Morris of Manchester in bringing forward the amendments. I agree very much with what he seeks to achieve, and I too urge the Minister to consider that the changes be incorporated in the Bill this afternoon. I would like to make two short contributions on the issues of service specification and rail franchise co-signatory status. I maintain that the...
  • Railways Bill 10 Feb 2005

    My Lords, I shall speak on the part of the Bill concerning the passenger transport executives and the effect of the legislation on their powers. I suppose that my interest goes back to the very start of PTEs. A predecessor of mine in a previous incarnation, Alderman Andrew Cunningham, was chairman of the Tyne and Wear PTE. He was a brilliant chairman, and I now see that many of the markers...
  • Defence 17 Jan 2005

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for bringing this debate to your Lordships' House. My noble friend obviously felt, as many of your Lordships did during the debate on the Queen's Speech, that further time should be set aside for this subject. We welcome the speed with which this has happened. I know that my noble friend appreciates the quality of knowledge and experience in this House, and no...

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Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Left the House of Lords on 20 May 2008 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Government Whip (28 Jan 1999 to 11 Jun 2000)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Burlison’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 66.96% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 48 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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