Lord Winston

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Conduct of Debate in Public Life - Motion to Regret 9 May 2019

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Harris for his introduction to this very useful debate, and also acknowledge what the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Rochester has just said about the role of the House of Lords, which I want to address in this speech. Social media has been outlined as a big problem, and certainly there is no question that we have now reduced debate to mere...
  • Litter: Schoolchildren - Question 11 Apr 2019

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that the pressures on primary schools and their teachers are immense? It would be far better to make this kind of education possible within the classroom. That would take up much less time, be far less dangerous, and would not expose children to other risks such as infection.
  • Cycling: Licences and Insurance - Question 18 Mar 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for requiring adults riding bicycles in city centres to have a licence and third-party insurance.

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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 26 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 23.24% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 217 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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