Lord Collins of Highbury


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  • East Africa: Famine - Question 23 Mar 2017

    My Lords, the UN estimates that £4.5 billion is needed to address urgent needs, but only 2% of that is in the pipeline. The noble Lord mentioned the need to mobilise the international community. He also responded to my noble friend a few weeks ago about taking up the idea of working within the European Union. Surely the time is now for the G7, the G20 and the World Bank to convene an...
  • Brexit: Gibraltar - Question for Short Debate 21 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I too thank the noble Lord, Lord Boswell, for his excellent introduction and for the excellent report of your Lordships’ sub-committee. I also welcome the Chief Minister, the Deputy Chief Minister and other representatives from Gibraltar who are here tonight. My first visit to Gibraltar was in 1984, just prior to Spain fully reopening the border. I was there to meet T&G...
  • International Development: Forestry - Question 21 Mar 2017

    Global co-operation is absolutely critical, as the Minister mentioned, in achieving the SDGs. Can he tell us how we will ensure that co-operation post Brexit? How will we maintain a relationship with our European partners in delivering the SDGs, particularly on deforestation? I must admit that on days like this, hearing his responses, I wish he was the Secretary of State.

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 January 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs) (since 18 Sep 2015)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (International Development) (since 18 Mar 2013)
  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (since 17 Oct 2011)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Work and Pensions) (6 Sep 2012 to 18 Mar 2013)


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