Lord Burnett

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Export Licences: High Court Judgment - Statement 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I want to take the issue a little wider than the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson, and my noble friend Lady Northover did. Does this judgment—or this case, for that matter—have any impact or bearing on British troops or advisers who are in Yemen or have been, or may be, deployed there? They could well be using equipment exported by virtue of the authority of these licences. If the...
  • D-day: 75th Anniversary - Motion to Take Note 4 Jun 2019

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Janvrin. I will be quoting from a book, and there is a rather fuzzy photograph of him in that book. It is an honour to speak in this debate and to pay tribute to all the people, not only from our country but from our allies and friends, who made such a mighty triumph of Operation Overlord. The mammoth task of preparing for D-day,...
  • Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team - Question for Short Debate 28 Feb 2019

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the contribution to public safety made by the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team, and of the work carried out by search and rescue services more generally.

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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)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (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 (Home Affairs) (1 May 1997 to 1 Jul 2004)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (1 Jan 1997 to 1 Jul 2004)

Numerology

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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 55.91% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 69 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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