Lord Giddens

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Artificial Intelligence (Select Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 19 Nov 2018

    My Lords, it is hard speaking this far down the list, because I have made all these notes on my own notes and I am not sure I understand them any more, if I could understand them in the first place. Anyhow, like others, I begin by congratulating the noble Lord, Lord Clement-Jones, on his masterful chairmanship. I also thank our advisers. This was a terrific committee to be on, and I learned a...
  • Artificial Intelligence - Statement 26 Apr 2018

    My Lords, my noble friend stole my thunder a bit. In the way in which AI is described here, it sounds very benign. It is indeed important to innovation in the future, but it is stuffed with risks and dangers wherever you look, from labour markets to weaponry and all sorts of other areas. It is a huge mix of advantages and massive problems. I would like at least some comment on how the...
  • NHS: Cancer Treatments - Question for Short Debate 25 Jan 2018

    My Lords, this has been a magical debate. I cannot remember anything quite like it in all my time in your Lordships’ House and I believe it will have a profound effect. I express my great admiration for my noble friend Lady Jowell: for her steely determination, her compassion and her humanity for other people. This debate will be seen in many different countries. Quite a few years ago, the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jun 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 7 Jan 2014)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (21 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Giddens’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 46.19% 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") 182 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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