Lord Brennan

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 11A (to Amendment 11) 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I had occasion to take part in the same-sex marriage legislation in this House with one objective at the time, which was to balance the opportunity for people of the same sex to marry with the liberty of those of religious belief who disagreed that their Church or belief should be compelled to perform a same-sex marriage within their religious context. This was an extremely...
  • D-day: 75th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note 4 Jun 2019

    My Lords, this and other acts of commemoration this week about the D-day landing and its aftermath are important and necessary. Memory, it has been said, is the architecture of our identity and sense of belonging, both individually and collectively. Embedded in our memory, individually and collectively, are often the powerful effects of great historical events. Some are likely never to be...
  • Safety of Medicines and Medical Devices - Motion to Take Note 28 Feb 2019

    My Lords, the topic of today’s debate is well chosen by the noble Lord, Lord O’Shaughnessy. He is to be commended on his enthusiasm, both as a Minister and as a future Back-Bencher, in raising it. I give my best wishes to the noble Lord, Lord Carrington, in anticipation of his maiden speech. I would like to mention Norman Lamb, the honourable Member in the other place, and his...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 May 2000

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, The Bar Council (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Constitution Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Chinook ZD 576 (2 Jul 2001 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Committee On Animals In Scientific Procedures (28 Jun 2001 to 16 Jul 2002)
  • Member, European Union Committee (12 Dec 2000 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E (12 Dec 2000 to 20 Nov 2003)


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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Brennan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 37.83% 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") 190 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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