Lord Grade of Yarmouth


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Recent appearances

  • Digital Economy Bill - Second Reading 13 Dec 2016

    My Lords I draw your Lordships’ attention to my registered interests, such as they are these days at my great age. I thoroughly welcome the Bill. It is a bold attempt to do what legislation rarely does: to keep pace with technology. Technology is moving so fast, and this is a bold attempt to try to get legislation in line with what is happening in the real digital world. I welcome it...
  • Israel and Palestine - Question for Short Debate 13 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I will add a few words in what is known as the gap. The UK is an important player in the ongoing quest for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. We retain good relations with both parties. Therefore, the UK’s influence can only be helpful in an increasingly volatile Middle East. The bilateral relationship between the UK and Israel, in particular, has never been stronger,...
  • BBC Charter - Motion to Take Note 12 Oct 2016

    My Lords, I first refer to my media and other interests set out in the register. What is planned for the BBC in the draft charter represents the greatest vote of confidence this much-loved institution has had in living memory—and I go back to Muffin the Mule. The BBC now has long-term charter certainty, secure and adequate funding in an age when the economy is very challenging indeed, a...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 January 2011

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Committee (29 May 2012 to 28 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee) (31 Mar 2011 to 12 Oct 2011)


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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Grade of Yarmouth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 49.20% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 24 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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