Lord Bew


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Recent appearances

  • Devolved Administrations: Memorandum of Understanding - Question for Short Debate 20 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Empey, for securing this debate, and I support strongly the themes of his speech, in particular when he talked quite correctly about the tendency of Westminster to devolve and forget. The noble Lord speaks with the authority of someone who was not only a Minister in the devolved Parliament in Northern Ireland but also for a time an acting First Minister....
  • Northern Ireland Budget Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 14 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I rise to support the Bill and thank the Minister for his careful introduction. In particular, I welcome his insistence that the Government, with the Irish Government, remain strongly committed to the 1998 Belfast agreement. I echo the process point made by the noble Lord, Lord Lexden. I do not criticise the Government in this instance, at this time, for the lack of scrutiny of this...

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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 16 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 36.85% 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.
  • 21 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord Bew’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 112 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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