Lord Liddle

Labour Peer

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    My Lords, once again we are debating a measure long after the horse has bolted. We need a radical change in our procedures so that we do not face this situation of Executive diktat in the future. I want to ask the Minister if we can have a mature reflection on the lessons learned in the Leicester lockdown. It is clear that we are making progress in terms of better information sharing between...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, I will make three points. First, I agree strongly with the noble Lord, Lord Cormack, that Parliament should retain the right to approve or block recommendations of the Boundary Commission. Not to do this would put far too much power in the hands of the Executive and would be a further step in strengthening the Executive at the expense of Parliament—all against what the Brexiteers...
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (No. 2) (England) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 24 Jul 2020

    My Lords, here we go again: statutory instruments being debated after they have come into effect. This is not parliamentary scrutiny; it is government diktat. The Minister will argue that this is necessary in an emergency, and of course I accept an element of that, but it is part of a more general trend. The legislation going through the House on agriculture and immigration gives Ministers...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (since 28 Jan 2020)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (since 30 Oct 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (23 Jun 2015 to 2 Jul 2019)
  • Member, European Union Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (10 Oct 2013 to 1 Apr 2014)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (6 Sep 2012 to 1 Apr 2014)
  • Member, European Union Committee (15 Nov 2010 to 17 Mar 2011)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (13 Oct 2010 to 18 Mar 2013)

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