Lord Burnett

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Davies of Stamford, who has extensive experience of defence procurement as a Minister. I am grateful for the opportunity to debate with him, and I draw the attention of the House to my entries in the register of interests. Like the speeches of the noble Lord, Lord Astor of Hever, and the noble and gallant Lord, Lord Craig of Radley,...
  • Armed Forces: Capability - Motion to Take Note 12 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I draw the attention of the House to my entries in the register of interests. I congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Robertson, on securing this debate and his excellent speech, and many other noble Lords on their speeches, including the noble Baroness, Lady Liddell of Coatdyke. The threat to world peace has been vividly described, and we have far too little invested in defence. I was...
  • Royal Navy: Frigates - Question 8 Dec 2016

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Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: former Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Spokesperson for Communities and Local Government (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords (Planning), Department for Communities and Local Government (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jul 2004 to 10 May 2005)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (26 Feb 2002 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (11 Jul 2001 to 11 Oct 2005)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jul 2004)

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  • Has spoken in 5 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Burnett’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 55.76% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 61 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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