Lord Kennedy of Southwark

Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Citizenship Status - Statement 20 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for repeating the Answer to the Urgent Question asked in the other place today. I agree that there must be consequences for those who back and commit acts of terrorism. Where individuals are British citizens suspected of committing offences, particularly if they were born in the United Kingdom, it seems to me that we have a responsibility: to question them; to...
  • Housing: Private Rented Sector - Question 19 Feb 2019

    My Lords, does the Minister accept that the number of older people in private rented accommodation is rising and that that trend is likely to continue? If he does, will he tell the House what he is doing to address the resulting policy challenges?
  • Syria: UK Nationals - Statement 18 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Barran, for repeating the Answer given to an Urgent Question in the other place earlier today. I endorse the comments made about the honourable Member for Newport West in the other place. Keeping our country safe must be the number one priority for the Government, and they will always have my full support in doing that. We must not forget the...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 June 2010

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (since 8 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Housing) (since 8 Jan 2018)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 18 Sep 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Housing) (18 Sep 2015 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (18 Sep 2015 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (16 May 2013 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (17 Oct 2011 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (15 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)


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