Lord Hay of Ballyore

Former MLA


Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (5th Day) 2 May 2018

    My Lords, over a number of months we have listened to many speeches in this House on the Irish border. While I listened to them I wondered whether the speakers were serious about trying to resolve the issue or whether it was another way of stopping Brexit. I listened to the noble Lord, Lord Patten, opening the debate, and heard some laughter around the Chamber. I can assure noble Lords in...
  • Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 27 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I welcome the three Bills coming to the House today. Obviously, you can talk about almost anything on those Bills. I will touch on an issue raised by several Members: Judge Hart’s inquiry into institutional abuse in Northern Ireland. We all sympathise with the need to find a way to resolve this issue. However, I have a question not only for the Minister but for Members of this...
  • United Kingdom-European Union Future Economic Partnership - Statement 5 Mar 2018

    I rise also to support the Statement from the Leader of the House. I also welcome the commitment from the Prime Minister that there will be no return to a hard border and no border in the Irish Sea. I live closer to the border, probably, than any other Member of this House. I live in the city of Londonderry, about 20 miles from the border. I have listened to some very good speeches in this...

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DUP Peer, Former Speaker, and MLA for Foyle

Entered the House of Lords on 13 January 2015

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 13 October 2014 — retired

Party was DUP until 8 May 2007; Speaker until 13 Oct 2014

Also represented Foyle


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