Lord Sheikh

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Islam: Tenets - Question 7 Dec 2017

    My Lords, I begin by expressing my disquiet and resentment at the wording of the Question for this debate. The noble Lord, Lord Pearson, has referred to Islamist terrorism. I feel that to use “Islamic” or “Islamist” relating to any form of terrorism is completely wrong. Islam is a religion of peace and does not allow any form of suicide attack or terrorist activity. A...
  • Exports: Africa and the Commonwealth - Question for Short Debate 27 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lord Popat on securing this debate and on his excellent speech. I also welcome my noble friend the Minister to her new role on the Front Bench. I was born and brought up in east Africa. I am a strong supporter of the Commonwealth and the African countries. I have visited a number of countries overseas and know their ambassadors and high commissioners...
  • Bilateral Trade: Sudan - Question 16 Nov 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to promote bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Sudan.

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 June 2006

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communications Committee (25 May 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee) (11 May 2009 to 16 Jul 2009)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Sheikh’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 60.82% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 9 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 161 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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