Lord Grenfell

Former Other Peer

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Recent appearances

  • House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading 28 Mar 2014

    I am most grateful to the noble Lord but I should correct him on one point. This is a report from a group of Labour Peers to their fellow Peers; it does not mean that it is Labour Party policy. It is the views expressed by a group of Labour Peers of what we think might be, and would like to see as, Labour policy. The other point is that we are certainly not recommending an appointed House. We...
  • House of Lords Reform (No. 2) Bill — Second Reading 28 Mar 2014

    My Lords, I am sorry to miss out on that viscountcy, but a barony gets you quite far in Paris, anyway—at least these days it is not to the guillotine. When I was studying modern languages at King’s, Cambridge, some 58 years ago, I struggled through the plays of a 19th-century Viennese dramatist and poet called Franz Grillparzer. That is not an exercise that I would recommend to any...
  • Ukraine — Statement 4 Mar 2014

    My Lords, I sometimes think that we are living in a bit of a dream world here. If anybody listened to President Putin’s press conference late this morning, as I did, they would have been left in absolutely no doubt whatever that he is unimpressed by all the threats that are being made against him. He may not in his heart of hearts believe that, but that is what he is saying. He is not...

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Former Other Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 18 April 2000

Left the House of Lords on 31 March 2014 — retired

Positions held at time of appointment: Former Advisor to the World Bank (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (4 Jul 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Dec 1998 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (3 Jun 1997 to 7 Nov 2002)


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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Grenfell’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 41.89% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 114 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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