Lord Winston


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Recent appearances

  • Health: Spectrum Conditions - Question 30 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I am astonished that the Government do not know the figures for the relative incidence of the spectrum disorders in schools. I declare an interest as a member of staff of Imperial College. Is the Minister aware of our programme where we have managed, hugely successfully, to encourage dyslexic students, in particular, to gain very high educational qualifications? But of course, if...
  • Pittsburgh: Synagogue Attack - Private Notice Question 29 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I have four grandchildren, who had to go to school this morning—to two Jewish schools—with a guard. The youngest is four, the next is six, one is seven and one eight; this is a close issue for me. I am grateful to the Government for the Statement that the Minister has made today. I think the Jewish community will be very pleased. Does the Minister not agree, however,...
  • NHS: Diabetes - Question 9 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the evidence coming from the DevOS study in Singapore shows that the incidence of gestational diabetes—diabetes during pregnancy—is about twice as common as is generally recognised in maternity units across the world. Can the Government do something better about screening for diabetes during pregnancy? That is a clear and important point. It may not be cancer but other...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (Higher education in STEM subjects) (13 Sep 2011 to 17 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill (Joint Committee) (9 May 2007 to 8 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (13 Nov 2002 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (24 Nov 1998 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (6 Oct 1997 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (28 Oct 1996 to 8 Nov 2006)


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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Winston’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 23.02% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 210 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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