Lord Bew


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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Budget (No. 2) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 18 Jul 2018

    My Lords, I first thank the Minister for giving us the statement today. I know how reluctant he was to do that, and he has done the best that can be done with what is essentially an impossible and depressing task. My remarks are designed to help ensure that a year from now he does not have to do it again, and I hope that he will accept them in that context, and that spirit. The noble...
  • Police and Crime Commissioners - Motion to Take Note 28 Jun 2018

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend Lord Armstrong of Ilminster for obtaining this debate and for his important speech in introducing it. In the case of Edward Heath, he will know that we have talked about this, and I was the historical adviser to the Bloody Sunday tribunal. The Cabinet documents available to the historical adviser made it clear that Sir Edward Heath’s responsibility for...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Report (5th Day) 2 May 2018

    My Lords, I rise briefly to comment on proposed new subsection (2)(a) and (b) of the amendment and to speak in the spirit of the noble Lord, Lord Alderdice. As a number of noble Lords have said, it is quite true that you could construct a backdrop, to use the phrase of the moment, which says that these amendments do not mean quite what they appear to mean. The point made by the noble Lord,...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 May 2007

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (9 Jan 2013 to 18 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (31 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)


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  • Has spoken in 15 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bew’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 37.37% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 120 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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