Lord Davies of Oldham

Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: European Investment Bank (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 16 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I too congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Falkner, both on her conduct of an excellent committee and a splendid report and on the speech in which she presented the issues. All other contributions really just reinforced the main points she made, which covered an excellent report that presents to the Government a series of very acute challenges. The Minister is of course adept at...
  • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Mistreatment - Question for Short Debate 27 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I too congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Bowles, on securing this debate and on the forensic quality of her speech. We needed to add very little once she had completed the charge sheet, but nevertheless other noble Lords have contributed to the testimony of just what a scandal we are considering. Yet the result of the scandal, as identified in this debate, is that the Royal Bank...
  • Policy-making: Future Generations’ Interests - Motion to Take Note 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, this has been an excellent debate and I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Bird, on the subject that he chose and on his speech. As ever, he identified those who have had some of the worst deals from society and deserve not just our sympathy but our aid. At the same time, he succeeds in being optimistic about what we can do. That is a real virtue. I was very pleased, having been...

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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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