Lord Monks

Labour Peer

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  • Brexit: Protection for Workers - Statement 7 Mar 2019

    My Lords, Frances O’Grady certainly does not need any defence from me. She very much reflected the trade union mission in life, which is always to seek more—one word: more. Some business schools could learn from that mission statement. This is an astonishing change from the Government. We have been faced with a stream of anti-union and anti-worker legislation from them and their...
  • Trade Bill - Report (1st Day) 6 Mar 2019

    My Lords, the House has carried an amendment such as this before and has done so overwhelmingly. It crops up in the context of this Trade Bill and will do so again whatever the Government do. If they achieve their withdrawal agreement, the direction of travel of what happens next will have to take account of the Norway-plus option. If they fall flat on their face next week, we will see that...
  • Employment Rights (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 - Motion to Approve 6 Feb 2019

    My Lords, it is pretty obvious that these regulations were drafted—as was necessary—before the conclusion of the current talks that the Prime Minister very belatedly initiated with the TUC and others about employment rights post Brexit. I understand that talks with the Business Secretary are still going on. I hope that, at the back of the Minister’s mind, is the thought that these...

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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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