Lord Lawson of Blaby

Former MP

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Sectoral Impact Assessments - Private Notice Question 2 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I welcome my noble friend to his new responsibilities, which he is particularly well equipped to perform. I look forward to hearing a lot more from him in the weeks and months to come. Is not this all a lot of nonsense? We all know from the Treasury’s forecasts of the short-term impact of the Brexit decision that it does not have a clue—to put it politely. The...
  • Operation Conifer - Private Notice Question 11 Oct 2017

    My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Armstrong, I once worked for Sir Edward Heath, and I should like to associate myself entirely with everything that the noble Lord said. There is one other aspect. Would it not be appropriate also, on top of what he has suggested, for the Comptroller and Auditor-General to look into what has been a grotesque misuse of large sums of public money?
  • Civil Society and the Democratic Process - Question 27 Jun 2017

    I would like to respond to the noble Lord, Lord Wallace, who referred to the Global Warming Policy Foundation, of which I am chairman. I am very happy to disclose the identities of all our donors, who are thoroughly respectable people. It is right, however, that if donors do not wish to declare themselves they should not be forced to do so, particularly since they will be vilified by those,...

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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 18 debates in the last year — 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 35.79% 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") 1 time in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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