Lord Cockfield

Former Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Procedure of the House: Select Committee Report 19 Apr 2000

    My Lords, perhaps the noble Lord can clarify one matter to which he referred earlier. The Leader of the House is given a discretion. Is it only a positive discretion or is it also a negative one; in other words, can the Leader of the House stop debate on a matter which is covered by the general clause--I do not refer to the detailed provision--or can she only allow discussion, as it were,...
  • Westminster Station: Subway Refurbishment 6 Apr 2000

    My Lords, while I agree that it is better to travel hopefully than to arrive, is there any chance that the Jubilee Line will be running properly by the Summer Recess?
  • Enlargement of the EU: ECC Report 7 Dec 1999

    My Lords, this is a very good report except for one matter to which I shall turn in a moment. The successful enlargement of the European Union to comprise virtually all the countries between the Atlantic and the borders of the former Soviet Union would be the greatest achievement of the 21st century. I find myself in a somewhat difficult position following almost immediately the speeches of...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1978

Left the House of Lords on 8 January 2007 — Died

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