Lord Greaves

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill - Second Reading 9 Sep 2019

    On the basic point about connectivity, will the Minister confirm that, when 2b is built, the trains will indeed run through to Preston, Carlisle and Glasgow?
  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill - Second Reading 9 Sep 2019

    My Lords, I start by saying that I agree with pretty well everything that everybody—except for one noble Lord—has said so far; I will try not to repeat those things. I say gently before beginning that I have looked in the Companion and I cannot find anything at all about the ability of the Government to impose arbitrary time limits on speeches beyond the normal time limits for Second...
  • High Speed Rail (West Midlands–Crewe) Bill - Second Reading 9 Sep 2019

    Absolutely—but these things need to keep being said, because people who are not served by the particular line concerned say all the time, “It’s no use to us”. People in the north-east are saying that—quite wrongly, because the proposal, especially when we get to phase 2b and so on, is to run services through to the north-east. I live in Colne in Lancashire, at the end of the worst...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 8 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Former Councillor, Pendle Borough Council (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Draft Marine Bill (Joint Committee) (13 May 2008 to 22 Jul 2008)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Planning), Department for Communities and Local Government (25 Oct 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 25 Oct 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (21 Nov 2006 to 6 May 2008)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Personal Bills Committee (25 May 2005 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Standing Orders (Private Bills) Committee (Lords) (14 Dec 2000 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (12 Dec 2000 to 20 Nov 2003)


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