Lord Liddle

Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)

Labour Peer

General Election 2024

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 June 2010

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) (since 27 Oct 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, European Affairs Committee (14 Apr 2021 to 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (28 Jan 2020 to 29 Apr 2021)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (30 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2020)
  • 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)

Recent appearances

  • Public Bus Collisions - Question 13 May 2024

    Does the Minister agree that, for all the points that have been made in this short discussion, in the vast majority of cases, bus drivers, particularly in our cities, deserve our thanks and respect for safely and successfully navigating the multiple and increasing challenges they face on our roads? Since buses are the main means of transport for the elderly, the young, young mothers with...
  • Automated Vehicles Bill [HL] - Commons Amendments: Motion on Amendment 1 8 May 2024

    My Lords, from our Benches we are very pleased that the Bill was returned to this House by the Commons in reasonably good shape. It is an important Bill, setting a framework for future innovation and enterprise in a key sector. We basically agreed in the House on this framework. We, for our part, would have preferred a more inclusive approach, with some kind of council that regularly brought...
  • Lower Thames Crossing: Development Consent - Question 29 Apr 2024

    My Lords, is this not a classic case of how the planning system in Britain is fundamentally broken? It started in 2009 and we do not have a decision by 2024. How can it make sense to have spent hundreds of millions of pounds on a project when the Government have not actually given the final go-ahead? In the 1930s, when Herbert Morrison faced opposition to the plans for Waterloo Bridge, he...

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