Lord Sheikh

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 26 Jun 2017

    My Lords, Her Majesty’s most gracious Speech made clear this Government’s priority to ensure security and stability as we leave the European Union. Safeguarding jobs in our economy must be at the forefront of this. We must protect our position as a global economic powerhouse, but also reach out for new opportunities. A fundamental part of our economic success strength stems from...
  • Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am pleased to contribute to this important debate today. I thank my noble friend Lady Anelay for introducing the subject and congratulate her on the excellence of her speech. I have spoken previously in your Lordships’ House of my respect and admiration for the Commonwealth. Covering 52 countries, and a third of the world’s population, it is an enduring symbol of...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill - Report (3rd Day) 13 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am in favour of the amendments tabled by the noble Lord, Lord Sharkey. I declare my interest as co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamic Finance. The APPG has recently reformed and is now an active body. I am also a volunteer patron of the Islamic Finance Council. I have long-standing experience of financial services and a strong connection with the City of...

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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 9 debates in the last year — 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 60.95% 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") 158 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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