Lord Tope

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Third Reading 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I find myself once again in tandem with the noble Lord, Lord True. He said correctly that we have been pedalling together on this issue for, I think, about four years now—mostly against a very strong headwind, it has to be said, both under the coalition Government and the present Government. I join him in welcoming, shall we say, a slightly less strong wind, a gentler breeze,...
  • Short-Term Letting for Holiday Purposes - Question 2 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am pleased that the Minister is going to meet Airbnb, which is, I guess, the market leader. Is he aware that this is a significant problem in parts of central London? For instance, research by central London amenity societies shows that 20% of housing stock has been lost; indeed, in some blocks of flats the figure is as high as 80%. Is the answer a tough licensing regime which...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Report (2nd Day) 28 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I have added my name to the amendment of the noble Lord, Lord True, and, once again, I find myself supporting him strongly on this issue. We went through the Housing and Planning Bill together, usually extremely late at night—I recall being worried about whether I would get away in time to catch my last train. It worried me at the time that Conservative Richmond and Liberal...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1994

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (17 Oct 2011 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Relations between Central and Local Government, Committee on (27 Nov 1995 to 2 Jul 1996)


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Tope’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 53.59% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 255 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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