Lord Wrigglesworth

Liberal Democrat Peer

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Preparations - Statement 8 Oct 2019

    Given the IFS estimate that the economy is smaller by £60 billion as a result of the Brexit process, can the Minister tell the 60% of the electorate who did not vote for Brexit how much this whole exercise has been costing the United Kingdom since the Conservative referendum?
  • Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 7 May 2019

    My Lords, I briefly rise to welcome and support the Bill. Unlike many noble Lords who have spoken in this debate, I am a relative newcomer to the world of Kew. That has arisen because of our good fortune in moving down to the London Borough of Richmond in recent years and becoming close neighbours—indeed friends—of Kew. As a member of the public who uses Kew Gardens with family and...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (3rd Day) 14 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I have worked in the north-east with the noble Viscount and his father over many decades and it is a pleasure to follow him. However, I fear that on this issue we are on opposite sides of the fence. Maybe, if we get together some time in the future, we will find a way of reconciling our views, but I fear not. I want to talk a little about the referendum, because the one way of...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 October 2013

Previously MP for Stockton South until 18 May 1987 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 28 February 1974 — General election

Also represented Stockton South; Teesside Thornaby

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (10 Jan 2017 to 17 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)
  • Party Chair, Liberal Democrats (1 Jan 1989 to 31 Dec 1990)
  • Member, European Legislation Committee (1 Nov 1978 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, European Legislation Sub-Committee II (1 Nov 1978 to 4 Apr 1979)


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