Lord Bassam of Brighton

Shadow Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Product Safety and Metrology etc. (Amendment etc.) (UK (NI) Indication) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 27 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I join others in thanking the Minister for his explanatory notes, memoranda and letter, trying to bring some clarity to a very complicated situation. I am also grateful to all my colleagues in the House who have spoken because they have all drawn out important issues: my noble friend Lord Foulkes was particularly forceful on consultation. I also understand the feelings of our...
  • Audiovisual Media Services (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 27 Nov 2020

    My Lords, colleagues across the House have posed a number of very awkward questions for the Minister to answer, and I am going to add one or two more of my own. It is worth making a few observations that perhaps take us to the point where we can see an improvement in the patchwork of regulation that we are left with. As we have seen with a number of recent DCMS instruments, our ability to...
  • Special Educational Needs - Question 26 Nov 2020

    [Inaudible] Labour has managed to identify that £300 million will be spent in 2021-22 on children with special educational needs and disabilities. Can the Minister confirm that this is all new money and advise the House as to how many new places that will support? How will the Government ensure that we have an integrated strategy across the education, health and care sectors and what further...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport) (since 14 May 2020)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and International Trade) (since 15 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Further & Higher Education) (since 25 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Sub-Committee on Leave of Absence (since 28 Jun 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Committee (17 May 2018 to 19 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Services Committee (1 Sep 2016 to 1 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (29 Nov 2010 to 24 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Committee for Privileges and Conduct (Lords) (2 Jun 2010 to 1 Feb 2018)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (2 Jun 2010 to 24 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Lords) (12 May 2010 to 24 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (16 Dec 2008 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, Accommodation Steering Group Committee (16 Dec 2008 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (7 Oct 2008 to 1 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (Lords) (7 Oct 2008 to 1 Feb 2018)
  • 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) (Chief Whip, House of Lords) (5 Oct 2008 to 6 May 2010)
  • Government Whip (12 Jun 2001 to 6 Oct 2008)
  • Government Whip (7 Jun 2001 to 5 Oct 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (28 Jul 1999 to 29 May 2002)

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