Lord Berkeley

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Wendover 3 Aug 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place (1) the external consultant review report, and (2) the Infrastructure and Projects Authority review report, on the Wendover Short-Mined Tunnel proposal, in the Library of the House.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Submarines: Accidents 3 Aug 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the report by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch Accident Investigation Report 13/2020: Stena Superfast VII and Royal Navy submarine, published on 16 July, what steps they are taking to improve the training of the Royal Navy Submarine Service on the identification of higher speed passenger vessels.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line: Wendover 31 Jul 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether a full and independent engineering review has been carried out to assess the (1) construction, and (2) whole life costs, of the (a) Wendover Short Mined Tunnel proposal, and (b) current HS2 Phase One above surface route proposals at Wendover.

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Profile

Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 2 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Rail Freight Group; Piggybank Consortium (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (17 Dec 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Ceremony of Introduction (17 Dec 1997 to 30 Apr 1998)
  • Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (5 Jun 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, European Union Committee (3 Jun 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (28 Oct 1996 to 11 Nov 1999)

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