Lord Giddens

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Recent appearances

  • Sierra Leone: Ebola - Question for Short Debate 30 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I begin by expressing my admiration for the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman, for her continuing dedication to and involvement in the future of Sierra Leone in the wake of this disaster. Building on what she said, four minutes is not long to speak about an epidemic that once caused headlines and panic around the world. If the same scenario had occurred in a developed country, one has to...
  • Future of Work - Motion to Take Note 12 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Knight on having secured this debate, on introducing it so ably and on his mention of me. Perhaps I ought to say “Sit down at the back there and shut up”, as I used to in Cambridge. It was a very absorbing speech. I want to discuss the impact of the digital revolution on the future of work. To me, the digital revolution is not...
  • Digital Understanding - Motion to Take Note 7 Sep 2017

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating the noble Baroness, Lady Lane-Fox, on her excellent opening speech and her extraordinary career so far. Apropos of what the noble Lord, Lord Sugar, said, I note that quite a few noble Lords were looking at their devices while he was speaking, and he has so far looked at his device three times since he finished speaking. Do we need improved...

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Profile

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, Artificial Intelligence Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 8 debates in the last year — 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 45.96% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 178 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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