Lord Popat


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Recent appearances

  • Commonwealth - Motion to Take Note 16 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I welcome the opportunity to debate the Commonwealth in your Lordships’ House. I declare my interest as the Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Uganda and Rwanda. For those of us who have argued for many years that we have neglected the Commonwealth, leaving the European Union offers us an historic opportunity to reshape our foreign policy and rekindle relations with this...
  • UK Exports - Question for Short Debate 8 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I thank the noble Viscount, Lord Waverley, for securing this important and timely debate. Britain’s trade deficit is the greatest economic challenge facing our country. For almost all the past four decades, we have run a trade deficit. Last year, it was around £40 billion. Put simply, we do not have enough exports to pay for imports and we have to borrow to finance this...
  • South Sudan: Famine - Private Notice Question 23 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I recently had a discussion with President Kagame of Rwanda and President Museveni of Uganda. These two countries, particularly Uganda, have absorbed the highest number of refugees from South Sudan. What more support can DfID give them?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 July 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (9 Jan 2013 to 7 May 2015)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 8 Jan 2013)


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  • Has spoken in 7 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Popat’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 83.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 3 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — above average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 83 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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