Lord True


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Recent appearances

  • Trade Bill - Second Reading 11 Sep 2018

    My Lords, it is a pleasure yet again to follow the noble Lord, Lord Whitty. I like to think it is because we are under T and W but perhaps it is because I am rising from the graveyard to fill the final Back-Bench slot in what has been an excellent debate. I am sorry that my noble friend Lady Meyer is not here but I think we all agree that it was graced by her moving and brilliant maiden...
  • House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) 7 Sep 2018

    My Lords, having heard my noble and learned friend Lord Mackay of Clashfern, I shall not follow the noble Lord, Lord Grocott, down that road, but the noble Lord, Lord Adonis, is not alone in not adhering to the Labour manifesto policy on that matter. I am disappointed by the reaction. I do not believe this Bill is the right construction, and I oppose it in principle because it has the effect,...
  • House of Lords (Hereditary Peers) (Abolition of By-Elections) Bill [HL] - Committee (2nd Day) 7 Sep 2018

    I definitely respect that, but since I do not share his opinion that all will necessarily be hunky-dory once hereditary Peers go, it is perfectly legitimate for me to point out my point of view, and I will do it as often as I am invited to by my noble friend, who frequently reminds us of his own position. I do not necessarily think this Chamber would be made more effective by the removal of...

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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 13 debates in the last year — above 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 83.09% 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") 197 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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