Lord Beecham

Shadow Spokesperson (Housing)

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Working-age Benefits - Question for Short Debate 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate the right reverend Prelate on securing this debate. I am sorry that the congregation—if I may put it that way—is not quite as large as it should be, but we have already had a very interesting debate partially touching on similar issues. But it is as well that the right reverend Prelate draws our attention to particular aspects of the situation facing far...
  • Universal Credit - Motion to Take Note 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, there is, as exemplified by today’s debate, widespread concern about the way universal credit has developed. I shall outline some of the problems that have emerged in Newcastle, as reported by the city council, of which I am a member, and the citizens advice bureaux. The system has been implemented locally in stages since May 2016 and the process will be complete by May 2019....
  • Regulation of Social Housing (Influence of Local Authorities) (England) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Approve 7 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I endorse wholeheartedly the observations of the noble Lord, Lord Shipley, my erstwhile sparring partner in Newcastle City Council. He is absolutely right to draw attention to the anomalous position in which public expenditure on housing is treated. It is not, after all, a matter of creating debt; it is a matter of creating assets. Admittedly, the value of those assets is somewhat...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 July 2010

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Housing) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Justice) (since 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government) (since 8 Oct 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)

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