Lord Best

Crossbench

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Recent appearances

  • Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Database of Rogue Landlords and Property Agents) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Regret 17 Apr 2018

    My Lords, I declare my interests as listed on the register. I am full of regret about this statutory instrument but I want to preface my remarks by giving some credit where it is due. We have seen the exponential growth of private renting: the PRS has gone from 9% at the beginning of the 1990s to about 20% of the stock of this country now. As mentioned by the noble Baroness, Lady Grender, the...
  • Housing: Right-to-Buy Sales - Question 27 Mar 2018

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that the impact of selling existing council housing at very substantial discounts varies considerably from place to place? Obviously, losing affordable housing is a huge problem in London. It is also a huge problem in many villages where we have lost, in some cases, all the council housing. Has not the time come for local authorities to have discretion as to...

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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)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 20 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 30.24% 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") 299 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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