Lord Best

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 19 Dec 2018

    Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill - Third reading – Lord Best. Legislation
  • Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill - Order of Commitment Discharged 12 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I understand that no amendments have been set down to this Bill, and that no noble Lord has indicated a wish to move a manuscript amendment or to speak in Committee. Unless, therefore, any noble Lord objects, I beg to move that the order of commitment be discharged. Motion agreed.
  • Housing: Serviced Plots - Question 12 Dec 2018

    My Lords, we need this alternative stream of new homes because otherwise we are totally reliant on a handful of very large volume housebuilders which consistently let us down in terms of quantity, quality, affordability and design. This is a really important new stream of extra housing, but we are awaiting guidance from the Government for local authorities on their planning obligations. This...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 26 June 2001

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 16 Oct 2018)

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 18 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 30.57% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 308 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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