Lord Bew

Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland: Devolution - Statement 14 Feb 2019

    My Lords, yesterday in the other place the Secretary of State said that on 26 March the context changes. One respect it changes is the possibility of calling an election. The Secretary of State has talked quite a lot recently about a border poll and has successfully annoyed the DUP on that point. However, rather oddly, since the Brady amendment was passed, the DUP and the Government are in...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I rise to address the vexing Northern Irish backstop issue. I should perhaps first say that I entirely accept the Government’s good-faith desire to deal with the difficulties created for the Irish Republic by Brexit—in particular, their desire to avoid a hard border in Ireland. The Government indicated before last Christmas that there are no circumstances in which they would...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Committee 30 Oct 2018

    I am happy to withdraw my amendment. Amendment 5 withdrawn. Amendment 6 not moved.

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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 37.00% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 128 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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