Lord True

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill [HL] - Report: Amendment 2 5 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I hesitate to intervene, particularly after what my noble friend on the Front Bench said. I assure the House that I will not inflict a Second Reading speech on noble Lords. I proposed the Bill kindly taken up by the Government, which has become the Kew Gardens (Leases) (No. 3) Bill. Therefore, in some senses, I am a guilty party. I apologise for the fact that, because the Bill was...
  • Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders: Amendment to the Motion 4 Apr 2019

    My Lords, if I intervene perhaps I might help the noble Lord, Lord Foulkes. My interventions in this debate, as they were last week, were simply on procedural grounds. I hope that the noble Baroness will withdraw her Motion so that we do not have a precedent for such a Motion on the Order Paper. We have an agreement in the usual channels. We have an undertaking that we will complete Second...
  • Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders: Amendment to the Motion 4 Apr 2019

    The point being lost here is that which I based my remarks on, which is simple. Noble Lords opposite should be asked when the last precedent was for this abuse of our procedures. That is the fundamental point. I have heard 30, 40 or 50 speeches from the noble Lord, Lord Bilimoria, on this subject. I have made about five in the period, so I think we are entitled to have our say in this House.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 11 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee (since 17 May 2018)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (since 8 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (22 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Nov 2011 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord True’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 82.44% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 209 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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