Lord Skidelsky

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Ukraine - Motion to Take Note 21 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I thank the Government for giving this all too rare opportunity to discuss the most fateful foreign policy issue of our day. I see that I have been bracketed with one or two other notable troublemakers; I am very happy to be speaking after the noble Lord, Lord Balfe. I feel more isolated in this House when I speak on foreign policy than on any other subject, despite my strong...
  • Advanced Artificial Intelligence - Motion to Take Note 24 Jul 2023

    My Lords, everyone taking part in this welcome debate, for which I thank the noble Lord, Lord Ravensdale, is aware of the arrival of ChatGPT. Perhaps not everyone may know that it is the latest stage in the quest, dating back to the Dartmouth conference of 1956, to build a machine capable of simulating every aspect of human intelligence. Current hype claims that ChatGPT will be able to...
  • Situation in Russia and Ukraine Recovery Conference - Statements 26 Jun 2023

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Purvis, made an important point about the importance of thinking about a post-Putin future. I have never thought that Putin either can or deserves to survive this adventure on which he has embarked, but I am interested in what is meant by such phrases as “withdraw his troops and end this bloodshed now”, and a remark from the Labour Front Bench about the...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee ( 1 Jul 2019 to 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 15 May 2018)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee ( 9 Oct 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, Draft Financial Services Bill (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2011 to 13 Dec 2011)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (12 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)

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