Lord Faulks


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Recent appearances

  • EU Court of Justice Ruling: Religious Signs - Statement 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, these are complicated matters, but does the Minister agree that they are not made any easier by judgments from the European courts? Surely our Parliament and our courts are perfectly capable of deciding these things. As it is, we have the European Court of Justice or CJEU, of which we shall no longer be part in two years’ time and we have the ECHR, which, frankly, ought to be...
  • Prosecutions: Defence Legal Costs - Question 15 Mar 2017

    My Lords, the rule used to be far more straightforward. If you were acquitted of an offence, you were entitled to your costs, but the judge had a discretion not to award costs if you had somehow brought the prosecution upon you. Is that not the best way to approach matters?
  • Criminal Finances Bill - Second Reading 9 Mar 2017

    My Lords, the Bill is largely a legislative reflection of the Action Plan for Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Finances published jointly by the Home Office and HM Treasury in April 2016. The objectives of both the plan and the Bill are to be welcomed. This country has a remarkable reputation for the rule of law, the independence of the judiciary and the integrity of our law...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 July 2010

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)


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  • Has spoken in 42 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Faulks’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 87.35% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 1 annotation on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 426 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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