Lord Best

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Recent appearances

  • Channel 4: Privatisation (Communications Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2017

    My Lords, my deepest thanks to all Members of the House who contributed to the debate, particularly to all those—most of whom serve on my committee—who made very kind remarks, for which I am very grateful. The unanimous view, I think, from everyone who spoke was that Channel 4 has been doing great things, has fulfilled its remit and should definitely not be privatised. I am...
  • Channel 4: Privatisation (Communications Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I rise to introduce this debate as the chairman of your Lordships’ Select Committee on Communications at the time when it produced the report entitled A Privatised Future for Channel 4?. Note the question mark. We completed our work over a year ago and there have been some dramatic developments since then. I will be sharing some thoughts on the current position, as will no...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 June 2001

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Communications Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (16 May 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (13 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Charities Bill (Joint Committee) (10 May 2004 to 15 Sep 2004)
  • Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2002 to 26 Nov 2008)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Best’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 29.87% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 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") 290 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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