Lord Bew


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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 26 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I shall speak briefly in the gap to commend the Minister’s words when he said that the legislation represented the duty that Parliament owes to the people of Northern Ireland. I agree strongly, but I have one reservation about this legislation. A regional rate must be set; the rationale given in the papers that we have seen associated with this Bill is a little too coy. The...
  • Higher Education: Loans - Motion to Regret 5 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I particularly support the final part of the Motion to Regret of the noble Lord, Lord Stevenson. I add my voice to that of other Peers to say how much we have benefited, especially during the passage of the higher education Bill, from the contributions that he has made in this House. Following the example of the noble Lord, Lord Willetts, I declare my interest as a visiting...
  • Northern Ireland: Political Developments - Statement 28 Mar 2017

    My Lords, one of the few positive elements that the Minister was able to give us this afternoon was his reference to progress on accountability and transparency in government, the absence of which played a role in the generation of the scandal that has been so damaging to the institutions. Will he say a little more about what the parties have agreed, or may be in the process of agreeing, to...

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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 12 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 37.19% 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") 108 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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