Lord Lea of Crondall

Labour Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, I very much admire two of the speeches made since the tea break—those of the noble Baroness, Lady Uddin, and the noble Lord, Lord Hussain—and their analysis of the structural nature of this problem, which has been excluded, of people being excluded from the register. I hope that the Minister can say a bit more about this in his reply. It ties up with many social problems at the...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    I will wind up now. In the real world, these socioeconomic forces comprise the social contract. We have to think about how that relates to the bicameral system.
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Bill - Virtual Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 20 2 Jun 2020

    I follow a couple of points made by the noble Lord, Lord Adonis. I am chairman of the residents’ association of a block of flats in Camden, London, and I mentioned all this to a meeting of the residents. Of course, on these occasions one gets a lot of relevant feedback and a lot of feed- back that is not relevant, but there is quite a lot of concern about whether HMG have had the time, or...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (13 Nov 2007 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (13 Dec 2000 to 15 Jun 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)

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