Lord Lang of Monkton

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Devolution (Constitution Committee Reports) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 9 Oct 2017

    My Lords, it is well known that maiden speeches are conducted in a warm glow of charm, courtesy and sympathy but also of trepidation, not just on the part of the maiden speaker but in the minds of those who must welcome them and anticipate the brilliance that they are about to face and of those who have to speak afterwards. This evening, we have heard a quite exceptional, indeed outstanding,...
  • Devolution (Constitution Committee Reports) - Motion to Take Note 9 Oct 2017

    My Lords, thanks to the courtesy of my successor as chairman of the Constitution Committee, the noble Baroness, Lady Taylor of Bolton, I welcome the opportunity to introduce the debate on two reports published by the committee during my tenure. I also welcome to the House, and to the Dispatch Box for his first appearance there, my noble friend Lord Duncan of Springbank. I am sure that the...
  • Devolution (Constitution Committee Reports) - Motion to Take Note 9 Oct 2017

    My noble friend makes a very fine and highly relevant point, with which I agree. Successive British Governments have failed to adapt to devolution. Again, it has seemed to be a case of devolve and forget. With so much now devolved, so much asymmetry, so much potential for playing catch-up and leap-frog among the different Administrations, and so many overlapping and shared competences...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Constitution Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • 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 7 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 30.27% 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") 61 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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