Lord Addington

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Committee (4th Day) 8 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I apologise for not having spoken at Second Reading. Free-to-air broadcasting is something that is very good because it helps the entire sporting structure by encouraging people to watch sports events, which in turn may make them actually get out there and play some sport, a point that has not been mentioned yet. The fact is that if you have not seen something you cannot get...
  • UK Sports: Funding - Question 6 Feb 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that the funding of sport is crucially linked to the lottery? What steps will the Government take to ensure that the National Lottery retains its pre-eminent position? The first step might be a statement that the other competitors have to pay out at least as much to good causes as it does.
  • Brexit: Disabled People - Question for Short Debate 2 Feb 2017

    My Lords, there are certain debates in which you discover quite happily that someone else has done the heavy lifting for you. I thank my noble friend for that. What strikes me about this debate is that it is not about the big acts of principle because when it comes to disability, this Chamber—and, indeed, the whole British Parliament—handles it pretty well. It is the small things....

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1982

Currently held offices

  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (since 17 May 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (2 Jun 2010 to 15 Jun 2010)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (2 Jun 2010 to 15 Jun 2010)
  • Spokesperson for Defence, Spokesperson for Culture, Media and Sport , Deputy Chief Whip (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Defence (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (19 Dec 2006 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Shadow Minister (17 Aug 2006 to 19 Dec 2006)
  • People With Disabilities, Non-Departmental & Cross Departmental Responsibilities (19 Oct 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Disability), Work & Pensions (1 Jun 2005 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (1 Jun 2005 to 17 Aug 2006)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Culture, Media & Sport (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Work & Pensions (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • People With Disabilities, Non-Departmental & Cross-Departmental Responsibilities (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Other Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister (Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (17 Dec 2003 to 7 May 2005)

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