Lord Stoddart of Swindon

Independent Labour Peer

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  • Trade Bill - Committee (4th Day) 4 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I really had to get to my feet since I was referred to by the noble Lord, Lord Lea of Crondall, to tell him that it was not puzzlement on my part. It was thinking about what he was saying about the Social Chapter, because the Labour Government at the time opted out of it. What I am concerned about—
  • Trade Bill - Committee (4th Day) 4 Feb 2019

    As soon as I said that, I knew it was wrong, but in fact Mr Blair continued that way and did not introduce the Social Chapter. What I find strange about the noble Lord, Lord Lea, and others, is that they do not seem to understand that once we are an independent nation we can make the rules that we want, which may be better than the rules that 27 other member states—or 28 with...
  • Trade Bill - Committee (4th Day) 4 Feb 2019

    That, of course, is a matter of opinion. There are others who say that because we are members of the EU we cannot make the laws that we want in this country, which would benefit the whole country including the workforce. People should have more confidence in this country, the way it is governed and those who can govern it. The noble Lord, Lord Lea, blamed—or seemed to blame—Brexit for...

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Independent Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1983

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Union Committee (20 Nov 1995 to 8 Apr 1997)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (20 Nov 1995 to 8 Nov 1997)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (12 Dec 1989 to 17 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (19 Jun 1986 to 17 Mar 1993)
  • Member, Televising of Proceedings of the House (L) Committee (5 Dec 1984 to 15 May 1986)
  • Member, Overseas Trade Committee (15 Nov 1984 to 6 Nov 1986)
  • Member, Energy Committee (3 May 1979 to 21 Jan 1983)
  • Member, Nationalised Industries Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee B (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Member, Nationalised Industries: Sub-Committee E (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)
  • Government Whip (4 Apr 1976 to 18 Nov 1977)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (27 Jan 1975 to 14 Apr 1976)


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