Lord Shipley

Liberal Democrat Peer

Profile

Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Services Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chair, Youth Unemployment Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 16 Nov 2021)
  • Chair, Youth Unemployment Committee (28 Jan 2021 to 16 Nov 2021)
  • Member, EU Goods Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee ( 2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Housing) (20 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2019)
  • Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities, Decentralisation and the Northern Powerhouse) ( 1 Jun 2015 to 3 Dec 2015)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (24 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Recent appearances

  • Combined Authorities (Overview and Scrutiny Committees, Access to Information and Audit Committees) (Amendment) Regulations 2024 - Motion to Approve 25 Mar 2024

    My Lords, I will wait for the Minister to reply to the points raised by my noble friend Lord Scriven. In her introduction, she talked about the review that is taking place but not the timescale. It would help the House to know when the Government expect the response, which we all expect, to be produced. I understand that this instrument maintains parity between combined authorities and...
  • Local Government Finances - Motion to Take Note 21 Mar 2024

    My Lords, I am very grateful to all those who took part in this debate. I must say, I have appreciated the richness of what we have heard today. I hope that the Government will take note of a lot of the valuable comments made. I pay particular tribute to the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Manchester, who picked out the five key words in this debate: the impact on local communities. We...
  • Local Government Finances - Motion to Take Note 21 Mar 2024

    My Lords, I thank all those who are taking part in this debate, and I remind the House that I am a vice-president of the Local Government Association. We have debated local government funding and the impact of cuts in spending on essential public services on many occasions, but things are getting worse. There is a gap in funding in the face of rising costs and rising demand, and it is...

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