Lord Sharkey

Liberal Democrat

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (2nd Day) (Continued) 22 Jun 2017

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a co-chair of the APPG for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. I follow other noble Lords in welcoming the noble Lord, Lord Ahmad, to his new post. In six days’ time, negotiations resume in Geneva on the reunification of Cyprus. Many observers and participants see this as the final chance for a settlement. There have been 40 years of discussions...
  • Criminal Finances Bill - Report (and remaining stages) 25 Apr 2017

    I am very grateful for the Minister’s response. She will not be surprised or, I hope, offended when I say that I am still not entirely convinced by some aspects of the situation. However, I acknowledge that the issues raised are very complex and that there is certainly a need for further in-depth discussions. I very much welcome the Minister’s proposal to facilitate a meeting for...
  • Criminal Finances Bill - Report (and remaining stages) 25 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I should start by thanking the Minister and her officials for being so generous with their time over the last couple of days. I am extremely grateful for her courtesy and patience. I also want to acknowledge that this is not the ideal timing for debating an issue that has so many complex aspects. We had all expected to have more time to do this. Amendment 13, which stands in my name...

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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 19 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Sharkey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 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") 117 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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