Lord Collins of Highbury

Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Labour Peer

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  • Occupied Palestinian Territories - Question 17 Dec 2018

    My Lords, the opportunity is there. If you had listened to the radio this morning, you would have heard young Palestinians and Israelis desiring the same thing: the opportunity to prosper and use their skills. What are the Government doing to ensure we have two communities working together and that we end up with a two-state solution, in which both communities can prosper?
  • Reconciliation: Role of British Foreign, Defence and International Development Policy - Motion to Take Note 14 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I too pay tribute to and thank the most reverend Primate for initiating today’s debate. None of us can fail to have been moved by many of the personal testaments and testimonies to the efforts to find reconciliation. Like the noble Lord, Lord Alderdice, I was particularly moved by the contribution of the noble Lord, Lord Trimble. It is important that we reflect on and listen to...
  • Disability-inclusive Development - Question for Short Debate 13 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I too thank the noble Baroness, Lady Anelay, for initiating this incredibly timely debate. My noble friend Lord McConnell referenced the UN’s 2030 agenda. Disability is referenced specifically in the SDGs relating to education, growth and employment, inequality, and accessibility of human settlements, and that is key to delivering this strategy. Education is fundamental to ending...

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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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