Lord Wrigglesworth

Former MP

Liberal Democrat

Recent appearances

  • Democratic Political Activity (Funding and Expenditure) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interest as a former treasurer of the Liberal Democrats and as a contributor to them. I am very pleased to follow the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, who, as he mentioned, is one of a club of people in the House who take a close interest in these matters and have discussed them over many years, particularly in recent times. I do not want to dwell on the past. We have rehearsed...
  • National Shipbuilding Strategy - Statement 6 Sep 2017

    Is the Minister aware that the national shipbuilding strategy will be very much welcomed in the old shipbuilding areas, not least those in the north-east of England on the Tyne, the Wear and the Tees? Is she aware that the expertise still exists in those areas and has been kept alive by the enormous amount of offshore engineering work carried out in the oilfields of the North Sea? So the...
  • Brexit: Negotiations - Question 24 Apr 2017

    My Lords, does the Minister agree with the CBI assessment that we will have to establish the equivalent of 34 domestic agencies to replace EU agencies when we withdraw—if we do—from Europe? Has any assessment been made of that and, in particular, of the cost of funding 34 agencies?

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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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  • Has spoken in 30 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Wrigglesworth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 54.79% 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") 15 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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