Lord Methuen

Former Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Small Businesses: Late Payments — Question 18 Dec 2013

    Is the Minister aware that, due to the inefficiency of the Stortext system used by the Treasury Solicitor’s Department to pay its accounts with firms such as costs lawyers, some of these small firms have outstanding accounts going back to May? This compares unfavourably with HMRC, which pays its accounts with minimum delay.
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Government Departments: Procurement 25 Oct 2013

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Treasury Solicitor's Office is paying its small suppliers within the time recommended by Government guidelines; and, if not, why not.
  • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises — Question 29 Oct 2012

    Is the Minister aware that Rolls-Royce, in order to fund its suppliers, has lent them £500 million, because the banks are not doing so?

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Former Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1994

Left the House of Lords on 9 July 2014 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (16 May 2012 to 18 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Private Bills Select Committee (L) (11 Oct 2011 to 31 Oct 2011)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (24 Nov 2009 to 15 May 2012)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (14 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (13 Nov 2007 to 27 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (30 Nov 2006 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (17 Dec 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2002 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Library and Computers Sub Committee (26 Jun 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (12 Dec 2000 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (6 Dec 1999 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (17 Dec 1998 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Adminstration Sub Committee (5 Jun 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee B (20 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1999)


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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Methuen’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 32.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 22 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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