Lord Winston

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 18 Mar 2019

    Requiring adults riding bicycles in city centres to have a licence and third-party insurance – Lord Winston. Oral questions
  • GP Partnership Review - Question 21 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the list of things that the Government intend sounds very impressive. I have a simple question. Communication is particularly important to general practitioners, who may see 90 or 100 patients with abdominal pain, one of whom may have a cancer of the colon. That is one of the major problems. Has the noble Baroness ever sat down and had informal conversations with general...
  • Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill - Committee (1st Day) 19 Feb 2019

    I have the greatest respect for the noble Lord, Lord O’Shaughnessy, who we feel did a great job while he was in the department as a Minister, but does he not see that this is indeed a Brexit Bill? Out there in the community, people voting in the referendum said, “Take back power”. It was about taking back control and the paradox in this amendment—it may be irony, I am not quite sure...

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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 33 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 22.98% 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") 214 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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