Lord Lang of Monkton

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Scottish Independence Referendum - Private Notice Question 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, should we not remind the First Minister of Scotland that the Prime Minister is Prime Minister of Scotland as well as of the rest of the United Kingdom and that the worst possible way to help her get the best deal for the United Kingdom and for Scotland within it is to attack her at the outset of these important negotiations?
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am in no doubt that the referendum of 23 June was technically advisory but the Government of the day and the leaders of the campaigns had made it absolutely clear that the Government would implement its findings without qualification. It also featured in the governing party’s manifesto in the last general election.
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord O’Donnell, in this important debate. Perhaps I should preface my remarks by stating quite simply that I voted to remain for reasons that I still consider valid but with which I will not bore your Lordships this afternoon. As soon as the result of the referendum was declared, I took the view that the decision to leave had been...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Constitution Committee (since 12 Jun 2014)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 12 Jun 2014)
  • Member, Barnett Formula Committee (10 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Constitution Committee (28 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Secretary of State for Trade (5 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Secretary of State for Scottish Office (28 Nov 1990 to 4 Jul 1995)
  • Minister of State (Scottish Office) (13 Jun 1987 to 28 Nov 1990)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Scottish Office) (10 Sep 1986 to 13 Jun 1987)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Employment) (31 Jan 1986 to 10 Sep 1986)
  • Government Whip (11 Jun 1983 to 1 Feb 1986)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (30 Sep 1981 to 10 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (3 May 1979 to 13 Nov 1981)

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  • Has spoken in 9 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lang of Monkton’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 30.02% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 58 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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