Lord Kakkar

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Recent appearances

  • Data Protection Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) (Continued) 6 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I support Amendment 108A and remind noble Lords of my entry in the register regarding my duties as a doctor and medical researcher. The overriding duty in common law to protect medical confidentiality is vital to contemporary clinical practice. There are considerable concerns that Clause 15 might provide an opportunity for that duty to be overridden through the application of future...
  • National Health Service - Question 10 Oct 2017

    I speak as Professor of Surgery at UCL and chairman of UCL Partners. It is widely accepted that innovation is essential to ensure NHS sustainability. Are Her Majesty’s Government satisfied that there is sufficient emphasis on and support for NHS England in driving types of innovation, such as therapeutic innovation—both in models of care and working practices—that will...
  • UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 12 Sep 2017

    My Lords, I thank Her Majesty’s Government for providing the opportunity for a debate specifically on the position papers. I will confine my contribution to the paper on science. In so doing, I must declare my interest as professor of surgery at University College London, chairman of University College London Partners and UK business ambassador for healthcare and life sciences. The...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 March 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS Committee (25 May 2016 to 5 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee B - Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Kakkar’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 47.81% 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") 83 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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