Lord Bichard


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Recent appearances

  • Social Care - Motion to Take Note 1 Dec 2016

    My Lords, I draw attention to my interests as set out in the register. I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Pitkeathley, for giving us this opportunity to discuss a desperately important issue and I congratulate the noble Baroness, Lady Cavendish, on a maiden speech that was well-informed, challenging and constructive. I would have expected nothing else; I know that she will be a real asset to...
  • Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2016

    My Lords, I declare an interest as chairman of the Social Care Institute for Excellence and as a vice-president of the LGA. Inevitably, we have reached a stage of the debate when I shall be adding my voice to others already heard on some of these issues. Therefore, I will try to be brief. However, it is important that the Minister understands the weight of feeling that exists across the...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) 19 May 2016

    My Lords, I will talk about social care and will share my disappointment that the gracious Speech did nothing meaningful to address the problem—some might say the crisis—that faces social care and therefore millions of some of the most disadvantaged people in this country. I declare an interest as the chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence. I do not think that many...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 March 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Select Committee on Charities (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (formerly Merits Committee) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (16 May 2012 to 6 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Leader's Group on Working Practices Committee (27 Jul 2010 to 26 Apr 2011)


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  • Has spoken in 1 debate in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bichard’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 32.94% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below 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") 34 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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