Lord Shutt of Greetland

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Profile

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 May 2000

Left the House of Lords on 30 October 2020

Positions held at time of appointment: Chartered Accountant and Group Leader, Calderdale MBC (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2020)
  • Chair, Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Committee (13 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2020)
  • Member, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (Lords) (16 Dec 2014 to 30 Oct 2020)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
  • Chair, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) ( 9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) ( 9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (28 Jun 2011 to 1 May 2012)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Northern Ireland Office) (13 Oct 2010 to 8 May 2012)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) ( 9 Jun 2010 to 20 Jun 2012)
  • Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) (11 May 2010 to 8 May 2012)
  • Chief Whip in the House of Lords ( 8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (15 Jun 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) ( 7 Jun 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) ( 7 Jun 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Chief Whip ( 1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (25 May 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Joint Committee on Security (24 May 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (24 May 2005 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (19 May 2005 to 14 May 2012)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Chief Whip ( 6 May 2005 to 8 May 2012)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Northern Ireland Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Northern Ireland Affairs (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Deputy Chief Whip (26 Jan 2004 to 1 Jun 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (26 Nov 2003 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, European Union Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2002 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (26 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (13 Dec 2000 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Dec 2000 to 11 May 2001)

Recent appearances

  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Report: Amendment 16 8 Oct 2020

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lords who spoke in favour of this amendment, which is everybody bar the Minister. It is important that this is an all-party affair and that registration is seen as beyond party. I am very disappointed in the Minister’s response, but not surprised. I do not understand how registration is a voluntary act, yet you can be fined if you do not register. That is a very...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Report: Amendment 16 8 Oct 2020

    My Lords, I beg to move Amendment 16 as an important enhancement of the Bill, which would improve the accuracy and completeness of the electoral registers for future reviews. The amendment has at its core the work of the Select Committee on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act, which I chaired and which reported in July. We learned, in our extensive deliberations, that though...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, this Bill is about the appropriate use of the various building blocks of our democracy. The first building block is the electoral register. I have been privileged to serve as chairman of your Lordships’ Select Committee on the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013. Committee members are very much aware that the register itself is the first building block, and we have...

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