Lord Davies of Oldham

Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury)


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Recent appearances

  • Economy: Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 13 Nov 2018

    My Lords, this has been an excellent debate. The Minister began it in the normal way that Ministers do; he described the Budget and took us through it in considerable detail as if these were normal times. The noble Lord, Lord Higgins, said it was his 60th Budget, and he is therefore in a position to know that there is something a little abnormal about this Budget. The noble Lord, Lord...
  • Housing: Rent Payment History - Question 31 Oct 2018

    My Lords, first, we too congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Bird, on the progress that he has made on this issue and on the progress of his Bill. Her Majesty’s Opposition will of course be supporting the Bill in the Commons, as we did here. Will the Government? Secondly, if the Minister is committed to ensuring that advances are made on the basis of legislation such as this, has he or...
  • Green Finance - Question 31 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the International Panel on Climate Change emphasised just how urgent it is for Governments to act. The Minister cannot produce the gloss that we are doing rather well on investment when we have slipped from first place to third, behind the Netherlands and Sweden. He has to recognise that there are aspects of government policy, such as fracking and the fact that the Government are...

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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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