Lord Haskel

Deputy Speaker (Lords)

Labour

A selection of Lord Haskel's votes

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

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 23 Oct 2017

    Consumer and personal debt in the United Kingdom – Lord Haskel. Oral questions; 2:30 pm
  • Future of Work - Motion to Take Note 12 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend on introducing this debate. We have debated this topic for some years. Many of us will remember the debates we had on how we would use all the leisure time that new technology would create. However, the conclusion we have to come to is that its effect has not been uniformly beneficial. Some of us have benefited but it has also helped create working...
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) 19 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I served on the ad hoc committee, and I would like to add one point. One thing that came out loud and clear when we were working on the committee is that people’s financial lives are very complicated. Everything is interrelated. People do not actually differentiate between their pensions, their debts or their mortgage—the whole gamut of things. I support the noble...

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1993

Currently held offices

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny 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, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Member, National Policy for the 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)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (8 May 1997 to 28 Aug 1998)
  • 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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More about this

  • Has spoken in 19 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 62.61% 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") 304 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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