Lord Lawson of Blaby

Former MP

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • European Union Referendum - Question 4 Jul 2018

    My Lords, my noble friend is always the most fair-minded of Ministers in this House. As far as foreign interference in the referendum campaign is concerned, will he join with me in deploring the interference by the then President of the United States, Mr Obama, on the anti-Brexit side?
  • European Council - Statement 2 Jul 2018

    My Lords, is my noble friend aware—I am sure she is—that the two most important aspects of the Belfast agreement on Northern Ireland referred to were, first, the recognition by both sides of the existence of the border—the border is a reality and will continue to be a reality and a “hard border” is a meaningless phrase—and, secondly, and perhaps even more...
  • Brexit: North-East of England - Question 9 May 2018

    My Lords, is my noble friend aware, apart from the fact that the short-term economic forecasts put out by Project Fear have already been proven to be false, that serious academic studies have shown that medium and long-term economic forecasts are not worth the paper they are written on? Is he aware that I was Chancellor of the Exchequer at the time that Nissan had to decide where it was going...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 1 July 1992

Previously MP for Blaby until 16 March 1992 — General election

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

Also represented Blaby

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 4 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2012 to 12 Jun 2013)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Barnett Formula Committee (10 Dec 2008 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (29 Nov 2004 to 26 Nov 2008)
  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer (11 Jun 1983 to 25 Oct 1989)
  • Secretary of State for Energy (14 Sep 1981 to 10 Jun 1983)
  • The Financial Secretary to the Treasury (6 May 1979 to 29 Sep 1981)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (3 May 1979 to 5 Nov 1981)

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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lawson of Blaby’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 35.82% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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