Lord Bassam of Brighton


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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House - Announcement 30 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I rise only briefly to thank the Government Chief Whip for the courtesy he extended to me and other colleagues in advising us early of his thoughts about the timetable and also for listening to our urgent representations to ensure that the House has the fullest opportunity to debate the Bill and consider amendments. I am particularly pleased that we probably have a bit longer than...
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Asylum: Children 21 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many unaccompanied minors seeking asylum have been successfully transferred to the UK in each month since the introduction of Dublin III in January 2013, and from which countries those transfers were made.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Southern: Standards 13 Jul 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they will take to prevent further deterioration of Southern Rail services.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, Services Committee (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 28 Jun 2011)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 2 Jun 2010)
  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (since 2 Jun 2010)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Lords) (since 12 May 2010)
  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (since 7 Oct 2008)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 7 Oct 2008)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (16 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (16 Dec 2008 to 1 May 2012)
  • Chief Whip (House of Lords), HM Household (6 Oct 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Captain of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms (HM Household) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (technically a Lord in Waiting, HM Household) (12 Jun 2001 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Lords in Waiting (HM Household) (7 Jun 2001 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (28 Jul 1999 to 29 May 2002)


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