Lord Lipsey


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  • Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 29 Mar 2017

    My Lords, this has been a really excellent debate and the arguments on all sides have been well expressed. I just say that the Government, by laying these regulations, have disposed but—at the end of the day, and whether the noble Lord, Lord Howard, likes it or not—the Commission, our courts and the European court will decide. I do not wish to put this to a vote tonight. We will...
  • Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 29 Mar 2017

    I thank the noble Viscount for drawing attention to that. Of course, the reason I took this job on is precisely in order that a statutory levy is not necessary for greyhound racing and that sensible parties working in a market environment sort it out between themselves, perhaps with a little help from me.
  • Horserace Betting Levy Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 29 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I beg to move the amendment in my name. I declare a remote interest as a member of the Starting Price Regulatory Commission, chaired by the noble Lord, Lord Donoughue, and as a recipient of occasional hospitality from bookmakers, as stated in the register. The Minister said that this is approaching the final furlong: I think this is the first of three gigantic Becher’s Brooks,...

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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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