Lord Davies of Oldham

Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Taxation: Digital Publications - Question 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, we expected a rather more positive response from the Government. My party made clear two years ago that it was not prepared to see VAT in any shape or form increased on cultural goods. This should be recognised as a very important dimension, particularly for the special groups of people referred to already. Could he move with some degree of urgency as far as the Chancellor is...
  • Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 4 Dec 2018

    My Lords, Her Majesty’s Opposition support this Bill in principle. The Government have every right, indeed they have a duty, to prepare against the possibility of a no-deal Brexit. A few months ago, when work on the M20 lorry park was first considered, it occasioned some surprise in the nation which had not realised that the Government might need to take constructive action against a...
  • Brexit: Bank of England Report - Private Notice Question 29 Nov 2018

    My Lords, in producing the report, the governor is fulfilling his obligation in preparation for the Treasury Select Committee, as the Minister has indicated. So let us have no nonsense about the fact that the governor is exceeding his powers in any respect. We would expect the Bank of England to be well informed about the present situation and to be in a position to offer warnings to the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 8 Oct 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (8 Oct 2010 to 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Wales) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (10 Jun 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (and Deputy Chief Whip) (5 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (24 May 2005 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 22 Jul 2010)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household (13 Jun 2003 to 11 May 2010)
  • Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) (13 Jun 2003 to 6 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (12 Jun 2001 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Lords in Waiting (Whips) (1 Jul 2000 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (1 Jul 1993 to 1 May 1997)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 1993 to 1 May 1997)
  • Member, National Heritage Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 13 Dec 1993)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (17 Jan 1979 to 4 May 1979)
  • Member, Overseas Development Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 24 Jan 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 21 Feb 1979)
  • Member, Expenditure: Arts & Home Office Sub-Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 21 Feb 1979)


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