Lord Desai

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (1st Day) 20 Feb 2017

    My Lords, the advantage of following the noble Lord is that he has woken you all up and I can now get on with what I want to do. I have spoken about five times on this issue in your Lordships’ House. Your Lordships may not remember, but I have. My line has been very consistent. Whatever we may think of the referendum as a process, we cannot judge its quality by the result. If you do not...
  • Brexit: Financial Services (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 9 Feb 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Earl, and I also thank our chairman, the noble Baroness, Lady Falkner, for guiding us through this extremely complex subject. The more I study the problem of Brexit, the more complicated it appears to be, and I am sure that no one, when they ventured into this territory, knew exactly how complicated it was. As the noble Earl also said, the City...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intergovernmental Organisations Committee (15 Nov 2007 to 7 Jul 2008)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (17 Dec 2003 to 18 Nov 2004)
  • Member, Committee on the Speakership of the House (9 Jul 2003 to 19 Dec 2005)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (16 Jun 2001 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (20 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Science and Technology: Sub-Committee I (19 May 1992 to 3 Nov 1994)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (12 Nov 1991 to 3 Nov 1994)
  • Member, Select Committee on Science and Technology Sub-Committee 2 (12 Nov 1991 to 17 Mar 1992)

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  • Has spoken in 19 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Desai’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 60.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 292 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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