Lord Haskel

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour

A selection of Lord Haskel's votes

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  • Has never voted on an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency
  • Has never voted on fewer MPs in the House of Commons
  • Has never voted on university tuition fees
  • Has never voted on raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year
  • Generally voted for more EU integration Show votes 11 votes for, 1 vote against, 3 absences, between 2008–2011

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 28 Jun 2017

    Introduction of the government's industrial strategy – Lord Haskel. Oral questions
  • Finance (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I cannot remember speaking in such a select debate. It may be that other noble Lords were deterred by the 762 pages of the original Finance Bill, which I think made it probably the largest Bill ever. Fortunately it was cut down yesterday and it is hard to know what is left, so I thank the noble Baroness for telling us. We debated the Budget Statement on 14 March, and since then we...
  • Role of the Lord Speaker - Question for Short Debate 30 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I think that I am going to be the odd man out, because in reviewing the role of the Speaker, I think that we should think in much broader terms than just Question Time in the House. Yes, the Speaker has a crucial role inside the Chamber, but there is a much more crucial role outside the Chamber. It has always seemed to me that this is of greater importance because we are an...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1993

Currently held offices

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (since 25 May 2016)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) (since 8 Jun 2015)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 2 Jun 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Built Environment Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 23 Jun 2015)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market, Energy and Transport (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (4 Dec 2003 to 30 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Tax Law Rewrite Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Dec 2002 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (26 Jun 2001 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Financial Services and Markets (Joint Committee) (2 Mar 1999 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (24 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Government Whip (7 May 1997 to 28 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (21 Nov 1995 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (22 Nov 1994 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (22 Nov 1994 to 17 Oct 1996)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (18 Apr 1994 to 8 Apr 1997)

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  • Has spoken in 18 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Haskel’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.72% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 298 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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