Lord Bew


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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Update - Statement 20 Feb 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for the Statement and the rather elegant balance he has achieved between a ringing defence of the Belfast agreement and some wise and sensible words about the immediate future. Does he agree that it is even more important to defend the Good Friday agreement of 1998 at this point, because of the deal that we reached with Europe on 8 December? If paragraphs 49...
  • Working Group on Independent Complaints and Grievance Policy - Statement 8 Feb 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Leader of the House for repeating the Statement. I immediately declare an interest as chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life. Following our meeting this morning, our committee has already issued a warm statement of support for this document. There is a laconic reference in the Statement to ‚Äúchallenging discussions‚ÄĚ. I indeed attended one such...
  • Brexit: Devolved Administrations - Motion to Take Note 25 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I too thank the noble Lord, Lord McInnes, for securing this debate. I listened with great interest to noble Lords who spoke about the thesis of a power grab and the argument in the Scottish and Welsh Administrations. The tone of the debate has been subtle, conciliatory and very helpful. However, I add for the sake of balance that I think that our Library briefing would have been...

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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 19 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 36.78% 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") 116 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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