Lord Woolmer of Leeds

Former Labour Peer


Former Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Left the House of Lords on 26 May 2020

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Union Committee (19 Dec 2016 to 24 May 2018)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (26 May 2016 to 24 May 2018)
  • Member, National Policy for the Built Environment Committee (23 Jun 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 12 Jan 2014)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (13 Nov 2007 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Apr 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B - Internal Market (26 Nov 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, European Union Committee (19 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B ( 6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Treasury & Civil Service Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 5 Feb 1982)

Recent appearances

  • Wuhan Novel Coronavirus: UK Citizens - Private Notice Question 30 Jan 2020

    My Lords, the Minister has emphasised that the arrangements will be for British citizens. If a British citizen is married to a Chinese citizen, perhaps with children who hold British passports, will the whole family, including the Chinese citizen, be eligible to come to this country?
  • HS2 Update - Statement 15 Nov 2016

    My Lords, does the Minister recognise that in Leeds and West Yorkshire, today’s announcements will be very warmly welcomed? I look wryly at the comparison of spending on the NHS in a year with a project that will take 17 years before it is completed. Seventeen years is an awful long time, so while I welcome the strategic decision—many of the underlying details will be very beneficial in...
  • Bus Services Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) 12 Oct 2016

    The Minister spoke of categories of authorities, which are referred to in the Bill. In the case of non-mayoral combined authorities, for example, would an individual non-mayoral combined authority be able to apply under these regulations separately from the others or would the Minister seek to judge whether any such non-mayoral combined authority would qualify? If it were the latter, an...

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