Lord Phillips of Sudbury

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Police: Reduction in Numbers — Question 26 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I saw out of my window a car being broken into. I dialled 999 and was answered by a lady from Bombay. Those doing the break-in took their time but the police arrived two days later. What does this incident say about the Question asked?
  • Community Life — Question 25 Mar 2015

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will establish a Royal Commission to investigate threats to community life in the United Kingdom and their effects; and to recommend counter-measures.
  • Community Life — Question 25 Mar 2015

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for her reply, but if I may say so the Answer was extremely complacent. Most of the indicia of a vibrant society and community life are giving rather the opposite impression. I think of things such as loneliness, a lack of civic engagement and an increasing individualisation of life. Therefore, are we not overdue in looking at admittedly elusive and complex...

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1998

Left the House of Lords on 7 May 2015 — retired

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Id Cards & Charities Bill), Home Affairs (1 Jun 2005 to 10 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (26 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (27 May 1999 to 8 Nov 2006)


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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Phillips of Sudbury’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 43.62% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 899 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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