Viscount Slim


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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    My Lords, how pleasant to have a meaningful and good, short debate. I so agree with what has been said. The noble Lord, Lord Hain, was kind enough to mention the bad feelings caused by the hounding and prosecuting of British soldiers over matters of Sinn Fein and Ireland. I remind noble Lords that our Armed Forces are full of good Ulstermen and good Irishmen, and they need looking after and...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Report (Continued) 7 Mar 2017

    I am fully aware of that and of what other noble Lords, Ministers and Secretaries of State have done, and I thank the noble Lord.
  • Serious Disturbance at HM Prison Birmingham - Statement 19 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I should declare that some years ago, after the comparatively easy escape by Blake and the subsequent Mountbatten report, I was instructed, with a small team, to speak to prison governors to see if we could make it a little harder to escape from prison. I was most impressed with the prison governors. We had a two-day seminar with every prison governor in Britain. I will not go into...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1970

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (15 Jun 2005 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (21 Jun 2001 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (22 Nov 1995 to 19 Nov 1998)


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Viscount Slim’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 33.65% 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") 58 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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