Lord Gold

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Anti-Semitism - Motion to Take Note 20 Jun 2019

    My Lords, I too thank my noble friend Lady Berridge for initiating this important debate and congratulate her on such a powerful opening speech. Most disturbingly, the existence of anti-Semitism remains, as we have heard, a major worldwide problem in 2019, when in so many ways we are a more liberal and tolerant society than ever before. We have heard horrific statistics of increased...
  • Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill [HL] - Second Reading 1 Nov 2017

    My Lords, the Bill is to be welcomed. That said, I hope the Government reflect on the powerful and eloquent comments of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, echoed afterwards by the noble Lord, Lord McNally. As we have heard, the immediate necessity in relation to the Bill is the Brexit vote and our departure from the EU in 2019. I hope that anyone who doubts the need for our own sanctions...
  • Bank of England and Financial Services Bill [HL] — Committee (2nd Day)11.39 am 11 Nov 2015

    My Lords, I oppose this amendment. I have listened to the noble Lord, Lord McFall, and I fully agree—I suspect we all agree—that the examples he has mentioned of culpable things that have gone wrong cannot be acceptable. However, hearing his comments on the demands of public opinion makes me even more certain that we should oppose this amendment, because the rule of law must be upheld and...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 3 February 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU International Agreements Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Bribery Act 2010 Committee (since 17 May 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (27 Jun 2017 to 5 Jun 2018)
  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (18 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)

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