Lord Faulks

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 6 24 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I repeat the declaration I made at Second Reading that I am a practising barrister. The balance of powers between the Executive and the Lord Chief Justice is a delicate matter, and I too will listen with care to what my noble and learned friend says about it. However, I wonder whether the powers are quite as wide as the noble Lord, Lord Pannick, says they are. Clause 8 admittedly...
  • Courts and Tribunals (Online Procedure) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 May 2019

    My Lords, as several noble Lords have pointed out, the Bill reflects what was in the Prisons and Courts Bill, which fell because of the 2017 general election. I was a Minister in the Ministry of Justice when Lord Briggs’s interim report on the online court was published. It was met with enthusiasm. I shared the general view that it was necessary to harness modern technology to improve our...
  • Discrimination in Football - Statement 11 Apr 2019

    My Lords, a considerable number of the examples that my noble friend gave in the Statement outlining this sad litany of discrimination are already offences under the law. Is he satisfied that there have been and are enough prosecutions? In that context, it would no doubt be said by the police and perhaps by the Crown Prosecution Service that they are considerably stretched in terms of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (since 25 Feb 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (20 Jan 2014 to 18 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Mental Capacity Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 25 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (16 May 2012 to 18 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Draft Detention of Terrorist Suspects (Temporary Extension) Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Mar 2011 to 14 Jun 2011)

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 12 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Faulks’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 82.81% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 484 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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