Lord Brennan


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Recent appearances

  • Outcome of the European Union Referendum - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 5 Jul 2016

    My Lords, the present state of affairs constitutes a major challenge to the political system of our country—a challenge with which we in this House have to cope. What is now to come and how should we deal with it? First, I commend to the House many of the speeches today that have given us a role with a special responsibility: to help restore confidence in our political system. The front...
  • Asset Freezing (Compensation) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 10 Jun 2016

    My Lords, having consulted the Clerk of the Parliaments, I wish to make the following declaration of interests. I have appeared in Northern Ireland against the Real IRA for the families of the Omagh bombing; for a group of plaintiffs in the United States against Libya in the Gaddafi period; and recently against a Libyan investment agency in respect of sanctions. None of what I am about to...
  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL]: Report 15 Dec 2015

    My Lords, I support the amendment for three reasons, which I shall shortly state. First, there is a genuine and important public interest in the existing statutory system. Two years ago, this House enacted this system. It did so as the result of a government amendment, which was not opposed but agreed unanimously. The Minister speaking to the amendment, the noble Lord, Lord Newby, said that,...

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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 0 debates in the last year — below 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 37.11% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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