Lord Monks

Labour Peer

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  • Brexit - Motion to Take Note 2 Oct 2019

    My Lords, the Prime Minister said this morning in his Manchester speech that no deal, “is an outcome for which we are ready”. The noble Lord, Lord Callanan, repeated that in his introduction to this debate, and the noble Lord, Lord Lilley, has been trying to give some substance to that optimistic remark. I will focus my remarks on whether we are ready and the areas in which a no-deal...
  • Trade Unions - Motion to Take Note 18 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I am delighted to follow my noble friend Lord Jordan and I congratulate him on his enterprise in initiating this debate. In so doing I also congratulate the ILO on its 100th anniversary. During that century, as the last surviving League of Nations institution, the ILO, as my noble friend said, has been fundamental in establishing the concept and details of human rights in the...
  • Apprenticeships - Motion to Take Note 4 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to my noble friend Lord Young on this initiative and securing this important debate on apprenticeships. I also welcome the generally positive, constructive tone on apprenticeships and the role they play in our society, which I think all speakers have demonstrated in their contributions. There has been plenty of critical support, and plenty of criticism, but...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 October 2010

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Dec 2015 to 4 Mar 2016)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 12 May 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Monks’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 57.66% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 103 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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