Lord Aberdare


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Recent appearances

  • Technical and Further Education Bill - Report 27 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I support Amendment 17 in the name of the noble Lord, Lord Storey. It is widely recognised, including in a number of reports published by some of your Lordships’ committees, that the quality of careers education and advice in both schools and colleges has hitherto ranged on a spectrum from patchy to poor. Surely one reason for that is the lack of any real incentive for...
  • Technical and Further Education Bill - Report 27 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I too will speak mainly on Amendment 16, spoken to by my noble friend Lady Wolf, although I regret that I am not able to support it, so I hope that that is not the end of a beautiful noble friendship. I am concerned that Amendment 16 would make it harder for independent training providers, which provide a significant proportion of the technical education we so desperately need, to...
  • Digital Technology: Skilled Workforce - Question 27 Mar 2017

    My Lords, since digital skills are becoming as important for our future competitiveness as literacy and numeracy skills, can the Minister give us an assurance that all new standards for apprenticeships and the new T-levels will be required to include a digital skills element?

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 July 2009

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (since 23 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 8 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Aberdare’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 13 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 56.05% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 38 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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