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Lord Dearing

Former Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Royal Mail — Statement 16 Dec 2008

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a former chairman of the Post Office and as someone who receives a Post Office pension. The Minister referred to a package; and a package has to be delivered by the partners. First, will the Minister confirm that the Government will be a partner to the delivery of that package? Secondly, does the other potential partner have the resource and the will to...
  • Olympic Games 2012: Languages — Question 16 Dec 2008

    My Lords, I declare an interest as the writer of a report for the Government. Following the point made by my noble friend Lady Coussins, does the Minister agree that there are times when advertising and promotion can be fruitful? Does he further agree that the Olympic Games would be a very fruitful time for the Government to finance extra advertising to promote languages to children and that...
  • Queen's Speech — Debate (6th Day) 11 Dec 2008

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to listen to colleagues speaking on subjects on which they have expert knowledge to share. I shall respond to a number of points made, beginning with those of the noble Baroness, Lady Walmsley. I took the noble Baroness's remarks as a statement that her objective in these deliberations is to help the Government come forward with first-class legislation that...

More of Lord Dearing’s recent appearances


Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 March 1998

Left the House of Lords on 19 February 2009 — Died

Party was Other until 28 Jan 1999; Crossbench until 24 Jul 2002; Other until 7 Jan 2004


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  • Has spoken in 28 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Dearing’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 0.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election. (From Public Whip)
  • 3 people are tracking this peer
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 171 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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