Lord Hayward

Former MP


Recent appearances

  • Zimbabwe - Statement 15 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for his answer to the previous question. It would be premature to welcome any change of Government, because we do not know what form that Government will take. I speak as a former resident of the country. I ask him to ensure that, when consideration is given to what may happen in the coming months and years, we recognise that there are several hundred thousand...
  • Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe - Statement 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, will my noble friend please confirm that the Government are pursuing all negotiating avenues to release this person and other political prisoners, given that when I was involved in negotiations to free hostages in Iraq in 1990, many of the avenues that were worth pursuing were not governmental whatever, but involved religious and other bodies that have a power which many Governments...
  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) 13 Nov 2017

    Is there not always a risk in naming a specific body in any piece of legislation, because government have the habit, on occasion, of changing the name of a body and you then have to change the name on the primary legislation?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 October 2015

Previously MP for Kingswood until 16 March 1992 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Kingswood

Currently held offices

  • Member, Political Polling and Digital Media Committee (since 29 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 13 Sep 2016)
  • Member, Energy Committee (9 Jun 1983 to 13 Jun 1985)


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  • Has spoken in 39 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Hayward’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 21 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 83.96% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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