Lord Empey

UUP Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 20 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I follow the contribution from the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, who has frequently drawn attention to similar issues. I have no doubt that, as part of the United Kingdom, if it is a decision of the country to try to help people, it is reasonable that that is spread out as evenly as possible. However, I would draw the attention of the House to the fact that the structures of local...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 17 17 Jul 2019

    My Lords, I add my congratulations to the noble Lord, Lord Hain, on his persistence. I come back to the point that a number of victims appeared in the local press in Northern Ireland today and one theme went right across. Yes, they would welcome recognition through a pension—we often forget that a lot of these people have been unable to earn a proper living and provide for their retirement...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill - Report: Amendment 12 17 Jul 2019

    It might be helpful to the Minister to be aware that, in the Assembly of 2007 to 2011, the then Health Minister redid the guidance to give clarity to the profession. It proved not satisfactory to the profession at that time and work commenced on doing it again, but the mandate ran out before it was done. Perhaps it might be helpful if the Minister asked the officials to look that up because...

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UUP Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 19 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee (since 13 Jun 2019)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Financial Exclusion Committee (25 May 2016 to 25 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Extradition Law Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 25 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Personal Service Companies Committee (12 Nov 2013 to 31 Mar 2014)
  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)


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