Lord Butler of Brockwell

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Privileges and Conduct - Motion to Agree 30 Apr 2019

    My Lords, I want to say a few words because, very unusually, I want to express a different view from that of my noble friend Lord Pannick, the noble Viscount, Lord Hailsham, and my noble friend Lady Deech. Having taken part in the debates about Lord Lester, I of course recognise that when the House has the responsibility of reaching a verdict on the conduct of one of its own staff or Members...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Committee: Amendment 8 8 Apr 2019

    My Lords, I understand the misgivings that many in this House have about this Bill, but I have to say to the noble Baroness that her amendment would not stop the Bill becoming an Act. It is going to become an Act, and that is the mischief, so she cannot stop through her amendment the mischief that she wishes to stop. As the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, said, the Bill ceases to have an effect, so...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 5) Bill - Committee: Amendment 7 8 Apr 2019

    My Lords, I hope that this is an unnecessary fear, but it ought to be clarified. My worry, which I am sorry to say has been intensified by what happened on Thursday, is that if an affirmative resolution is needed on Friday or Saturday, is there a risk that it could be filibustered and therefore not passed? We would then crash out because of that obstruction to the business of the House. As I...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Currently held offices

  • Member, Gambling Industry Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (26 Oct 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Leader's Group on Working Practices Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (25 Nov 2009 to 15 May 2013)


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