Lord Liddle

Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)

Labour Peer


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

  • Rail Manufacturing: Job Losses - Commons Urgent Question 17 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I would first like to pay tribute to my noble friend Lord Rosser, who, sadly, passed away last week. In the context of this Question, he was an exemplar of the very finest in railway trade unionism. In the other place, the much-respected rail Minister Huw Merriman said that the Government were working on a short-term solution to bring forward orders at the Alstom plant in Derby. Can...
  • Train Operating Company Contracts - Question 25 Mar 2024

    My Lords, it is almost six years now since the chaotic introduction of changed rail timetables demonstrated that the present system of train operating contracts is completely broken. Since then, we have had the Williams Rail Review, the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, and a lecture by the Secretary of State last year backing fully the case for reform. But all there is to show for this is a...
  • Inter Faith Network - Commons Urgent Question 22 Feb 2024

    Does the Minister think that the Government’s action in this case is proportionate, given the huge importance in our society of interfaith dialogue and the fact that one person seems to be spoiling the show? Surely the Secretary of State would have a broader vision than that.

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