Lord Sharkey

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Household Debt - Question for Short Debate 13 Nov 2017

    My Lords, I too congratulate the right reverend Prelate on securing this debate, on his eloquent and forceful open speech, and perhaps on setting a record for two QSDs in one week. Today’s debate is timely. The problems presented by household debt appear to be mounting and are certainly very serious. The CEO of the FCA, Andrew Bailey, discussed the issue in his Mansion House speech on...
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) 31 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have spoken in this brief debate, but especially the Minister for what she has just said to the House. There is only one possible response to what she said, which is to say thank you and to withdraw the amendment. Amendment 42 withdrawn. Clause 18: Extent
  • Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Report (2nd Day) 31 Oct 2017

    My Lords, Amendment 42 is in my name and those of the noble Baroness, Lady Altmann, and the noble Earl, Lord Kinnoull. Given our extensive discussions of cold calling at every stage of the Bill, I can be brief. This amendment would require the FCA to ban cold calling for claims management companies. Critically, it would also ban the use by these companies of any data obtained by cold calling....

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 December 2010

Currently held offices

  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Draft Deregulation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Jul 2013 to 11 Dec 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 29 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Sharkey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 77.36% 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 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 136 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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