Lord Strasburger

Liberal Democrat Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Imports: VAT 16 Sep 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Richard Allen was rewarded for his whistle blowing role in alerting them and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs to the misuse of Low Value Consignment Relief, as provided for by section 26 of the Commissioners for Customs and Excise Act 2005; and if not, why not.
  • Written Answers — Treasury: VAT: Imports 14 Sep 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they took and when to address concerns raised by Richard Allen and others that Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) was being used for a purpose for which it was not intended; what estimate they have made of (1) the cost to the Exchequer of misuse of LVCR not being addressed sooner, and (2) the number of retailers who did pay VAT and went out of...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Palantir: Contracts 7 Sep 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why Palantir’s contract with NHS England for the NHS COVID-19 Data Store allows that company to process sensitive personal data such as “political affiliations, religious or similar beliefs”.

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 12 January 2011

Party was Liberal Democrat until 20 Mar 2015; Non-affiliated until 3 Jun 2015

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (25 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Private Bills Select Committee (L) (31 Oct 2011 to 20 Dec 2011)

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