Lord Collins of Highbury

Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

Labour

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Recent appearances

  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I shall be very brief. I have added my name to this amendment and support everything that the noble Baroness, Lady Northover, and the noble Earl, Lord Dundee, have said. Here, we are trying to acknowledge what the Minister has committed to in terms of guidance and ensuring that the licence regime operates efficiently. However, we know from the NGOs that there is still great...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, the noble Lord, Lord Faulks, said accurately that there was a balance to be struck here, and there is a debate to be had. I am not legally qualified and therefore wish to address the political and moral issues that have been raised. The noble Lord, Lord Pannick, said that this is an extremely rare situation and that we cannot pick and choose. The noble and learned Lord, Lord Brown...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Report (1st Day) (Continued) 15 Jan 2018

    My Lords, I thank the noble and learned Lord and noble Lords for their contributions. I agree wholeheartedly with their comments in relation to the thrust of this legislation. We are here because of another decision. We are here because we are being forced to take action speedily because of the precipice that we will be facing. I said at Second Reading and will say now that we support this...

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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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  • Has spoken in 111 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Collins of Highbury’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 81.72% 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") 262 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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