Lord Brittan of Spennithorne

Former Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Foreign Languages: European Institutions — Question 22 Oct 2013

    Does my noble friend agree that it would be helpful if, in the course of speeches made by Ministers on European issues, the availability of such positions in the European Commission and other institutions was mentioned, as a ministerial reference would carry much more weight than just making it available on paper?
  • G8 Summit — Statement 19 Jun 2013

    Will my noble friend agree that the last time a serious attempt was made to reach a wide-ranging trade agreement between the United States and the European Union it foundered on the absolute refusal of the US regulatory agencies to agree to any degree of mutual recognition, let alone harmonisation, and that unless at the very highest level action is taken to deal with that blockage, this...
  • EU: Recent Developments — Motion to Take Note 16 Feb 2012

    My Lords, the dramatic unfolding of the eurozone crisis, in particular the inevitable focus on the handling of the Greek situation, risks obscuring the more fundamental underlying debate about the eurozone that, in my view, has to take place. That debate is over the extent to which, for a monetary union to work, it needs to be accompanied by a fiscal union, and what the nature of such a...

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Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 February 2000

Left the House of Lords on 21 January 2015 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • European Commissioner (26 Sep 1995 to 15 Sep 1999)
  • Vice-President, European Commission (15 Jun 1989 to 15 Jun 1993)
  • European Commissioner (14 Jun 1989 to 15 Sep 1999)
  • President of the Board of Trade ( 2 Sep 1985 to 16 Jan 1986)
  • The Secretary of State for the Home Department (11 Jun 1983 to 2 Sep 1985)
  • The Chief Secretary to the Treasury ( 5 Jan 1981 to 11 Jun 1983)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) ( 6 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1981)

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