Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

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Recent appearances

  • Gambling Advertising - Question 12 Sep 2018

    My Lords, is not the substantive problem here that the advertising issues that need to be regulated should be dealt with by an independent statutory agency, whereas they are currently the responsibility of a body that is sponsored and funded by the industry that would be affected by such regulations?
  • Trade Bill - Second Reading 11 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I thank the Minister for the many meetings and discussions we have had in the rather extended period while we waited for the Bill to come into your Lordships’ House. We have learned a lot about each other’s positions, as was reflected by her speech today—rather annoyingly, because she anticipated some of the things that I might have said later. But that has been...
  • Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 4 Sep 2018

    My Lords, I shall speak very briefly to reinforce the point made by a number of the speakers on all sides of the House, particularly by my noble friends Lord Browne and Lord Whitty: that we share the view of many people that this Bill is inexplicably linked to the Trade Bill. As I will be leading for the Opposition on that Bill, I thought I would dwell on a couple of the points that link the...

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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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