Lord Bingham of Cornhill

Former Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Statement--Royal Commission on House of Lords Reform 22 Jun 2000

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, before the reports from the Appellate Committees are considered, I should like to make a Statement on Recommendation 59 of the Royal Commission on the Reform of the House of Lords. That recommendation is that: "The Lords of Appeal should set out in writing and publish a statement of the principles which they intend to observe when participating in...
  • Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] 20 Jan 2000

    I respond in three ways. First, the suggestion which was criticised by my noble and learned predecessor contained no right of appeal. I hope I have made it plain that I attach some importance to that ingredient. Secondly, I hope that anyone who heard what I said will be left in no doubt whatever that I draw no distinction between the fairness of trial at the two levels. However, I recognise...
  • Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial) Bill [H.L.] 20 Jan 2000

    I owe your Lordships an apology for my absence at the Second Reading of the Bill. I do not flatter myself that I would have stemmed the tide of opinion on that occasion, and I hope it is some mitigation for my offence that I was engaged in the country experiencing the realities of jury trial. But I am very sorry not to have been present. I hope that your Lordships will bear with me for...

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Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1996

Left the House of Lords on 11 September 2010 — Died

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 0 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bingham of Cornhill’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 0.07% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 2 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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