Lord Lipsey


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  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (2nd Day) 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I shall speak to Amendment 69 on the National Student Survey and Amendment 67 on postponing by a year the ability of TEF rankings to affect the fees universities can charge. Noble Lords will be relieved to hear that I will not repeat the longish and geekish speech I made in Committee on the National Student Survey. I look forward to hearing from the noble Lord, Lord Bew—a man...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, hearing the words “TEF metrics” made me come to my feet, because a consistent theme to run through our debates on the Bill has been the developing understanding that the metrics are wholly inadequate and, in particular, that the national student survey is not the basis for any judgments on teaching quality. I am glad that the Government have moved as far as they have on...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am very tempted to seek the opinion of the House because I think the Minister might find himself having to be his own Teller, given the unanimity in the debate so far. However, there is unanimity in the House that this title is wrong but there is not complete unanimity on all sides that the alternative title proposed by the noble Lord, Lord Burns, is the right one. I shall...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1999

Currently held offices

  • Member, NHS Sustainability Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (10 Jan 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (4 Dec 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)


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