Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

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Recent appearances

  • Companies (Disclosure of Address) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve 16 Apr 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for introducing this statutory instrument. He expressed a view on the last one that we were at the dawn of a new era of understanding and mutual support across the Chamber. I am afraid it has lasted only 10 minutes because this is not a particularly easy SI to support. I have one or two comments that will not fit into that category, for which I apologise in...
  • Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018 - Motion to Approve 16 Apr 2018

    My Lords, I join other noble Lords in congratulating the Government on bringing forward these two SIs for consideration today. This one is affirmative and the other will go through on a negative basis. At a time when the gig economy and zero-hours contracts are growing, it is right to raise the issue of treating workers differently from employees—and what can be more important than pay?...
  • GKN/Melrose Takeover: Update - Statement 27 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for repeating the Statement made in another place by his right honourable friend the Secretary of State. I think that many Members of your Lordships’ House will think that it is rather troubling and a bit confused towards the end. I shall ask a number of questions in hoping to elucidate that. GKN is a UK engineering firm, founded in south Wales in 1759,...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (since 17 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (14 Jul 2016 to 21 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Education) (1 Jul 2016 to 21 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills) (5 Sep 2011 to 14 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Communications Committee (15 Nov 2010 to 21 Jan 2011)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (13 Oct 2010 to 21 Jun 2017)


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