Lord Puttnam

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Trade Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 24 13 Mar 2019

    My Lords, I had no intention of entering this debate other than to support the amendment. However, I must make a point to the noble Lord, Lord Hodgson, because he raised it. What we heard from him is all too familiar. When my mother’s family came to this country 120 years ago as Jewish immigrants from Russia, exactly the same charges were being made about a flood of Jewish immigrants...
  • Trade Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 22 13 Mar 2019

    I thank the Minister for giving way. I have been waiting for a voice to appear during this debate—and it has not. That is the voice of the people of the Republic of Ireland. I live there and would like to get across to your Lordships the incalculable level of anxiety that has been caused to the people of the Republic of Ireland by our apparent indifference about what happens, for example,...
  • EU Withdrawal - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2019

    I do not think it is people claiming Irish roots; they are adhering to Irish roots. The Minister might be well advised to read today’s Washington Post, which is very informative on this subject. He will find it more than interesting.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Artificial Intelligence Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Chair, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Jan 2007 to 3 Aug 2007)
  • Member, Draft Climate Change Bill (Joint Committee) (23 Jan 2007 to 25 Jan 2007)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2002 to 7 Nov 2002)


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Puttnam’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 31.43% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 185 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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