Lord Kerr of Kinlochard

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Recent appearances

  • Finance (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I rise briefly in the gap to congratulate the Minister on her magisterial exegesis of what is still 148 pages and a dozen schedules. However, her reference to the plan to proceed—in due course after the election if returned—with the proposals for making tax digital slightly worries me. I think everybody would agree that making tax digital for business is a good idea....
  • Brexit: European Union-derived Rights - Motion to Resolve 4 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I support both Motions. On the first Motion from the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter, I can be very brief. I will start with a quote: “I think it is absolutely right to issue the strongest possible reassurance to EU nationals in this country, not just for moral or humanitarian reasons, but for very, very sound economic reasons as well. They are welcome, they are necessary, they...
  • Brexit: Triggering Article 50 - Statement 29 Mar 2017

    My Lords, while I admire the noble Baroness’s optimism, I do not entirely share it. I admire the conciliatory tone of the letter, but the country will judge the outcome of the negotiations by the words of those on the Government Front Bench. Before the referendum, Mr Davis told us that there would be no diminution of trade with the EU if we left the European Union. This year, he has...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 September 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Secretary-General, European Convention. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Dec 2015 to 4 Mar 2016)
  • Member, European Union Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (9 Dec 2008 to 17 Oct 2011)
  • Member, European Union Committee (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Kerr of Kinlochard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 29.70% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 173 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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