Lord Dean of Harptree

Former Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Government: Civil Service and Judiciary 24 May 2007

    My Lords, I add my thanks to my noble friend for introducing such a timely and important debate. I shall briefly mention three subjects: secondary legislation; advisers in Whitehall, who have been referred to already by most noble Lords who have spoken; and freedom of information. Under all Governments, the number and importance of secondary legislation—orders and regulations—have...
  • Conventions: Joint Committee Report 16 Jan 2007

    My Lords, it is a great pleasure to pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Cunningham, and his committee. The noble Lord and I served together at the other end of the Corridor. I regard the report as brilliant and—it is not always the case with reports—a joy to read. I hope that I shall not embarrass the noble Lord if I quote two sentences from the report's summary, which states: "We do not...
  • Democracy: Power Inquiry 15 Jun 2006

    My Lords, I agree with the Power inquiry that people are interested in political issues in spite of the fact that a smaller number of people actually turn out at elections. That suggests to me that other features of our constitution are as important as voting; there are other means of expression and other ways in which people can feel represented. I begin with a contrast between the two...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1993

Left the House of Lords on 1 April 2009 — Died


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Dean of Harptree’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 38.36% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 26 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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