Lord West of Spithead


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Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 3 Apr 2017

    Replacement of the Type 23 frigate with Type 31 – Lord West of Spithead. Oral questions; 2:30 pm
  • Brexit: Gibraltar - Question for Short Debate 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I first visited Gibraltar by sea in September 1948 and have done so dozens of times since, and I know it well. I intend to speak only on the military significance of Gibraltar to the United Kingdom, the United States and NATO in this troubled and ever more chaotic and dangerous world. Gibraltar commands one of the world’s seven key strategic global choke points for maritime...
  • Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve 21 Mar 2017

    I asked the noble Earl whether there would be more ships in the Navy by 2025 or fewer and, after a dialogue, we decided it would be one fewer. So it might be growing in weight but not in numbers.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 July 2007

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 3 Dec 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Security and Counter-terrorism), Home Office (1 Aug 2007 to 11 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Security and Counter-terrorism) (29 Jun 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Home Office (28 Jun 2007 to 1 Aug 2007)


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