Lord Shipley

Liberal Democrat

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  • Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention) and (Levy and Safety Net) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 20 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I too am a vice-president of the Local Government Association. The context of these regulations is one in which there is an increasing lack of confidence in the sustainability of local government finance over coming years. There are several reasons for this, which have been well documented. It is partly about rising demand and it is partly about reducing income. However, there is...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Third Reading 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, as we start Third Reading, I declare my vice-presidency of the Local Government Association. The Minister said that this was a better Bill for the work of this Chamber and I concur entirely. The value of the revising nature of this Chamber has been demonstrated in the work that took place in Committee and on Report. I pay tribute to the Minister and his officials for their...
  • Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I am pleased to follow the noble Lord, Lord Livermore, largely because I agree with virtually everything that he said. In a few years’ time this spring Budget will be seen as a watershed because it is the last spring Budget and because serious structural problems in taxation and spending policy have been revealed by the debate about the self-employed, who now represent one in...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 15 July 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • 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)


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