Viscount Hanworth

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Inequalities - Motion to Take Note 13 Jun 2019

    My Lords, a stark appraisal of the state of the nation was provided in November 2018 by the report of the Australian economist Philip Alston, in his role as the United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. His critique was met with surprise and disbelief by leading Conservative politicians, who were unable to recognise the truth of his assertion that our inequalities...
  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions - Motion to Take Note 2 May 2019

    My Lords, in preparing for today’s debate, I looked at the text of a lecture on the subject of the atmosphere and the threat of global warming that I delivered exactly 25 years ago, and which remains on my academic website. It does not seem to be out of date, for the reason that, by 1994, the science of global warming was well established. However, there were uncertainties about the speed...
  • Corporate Governance - Question 29 Apr 2019

    My Lords, our failure in corporate governance has enabled the City of London to consign many of our utilities and industries to foreign ownership. Are the Government doing anything to staunch this haemorrhage?

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 30 March 2011

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (since 9 Oct 2018)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (since 19 Jul 2017)
  • Member, EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (13 Sep 2016 to 9 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (17 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, The Arctic Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 11 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Consolidation Bills (Joint Committee) (4 Jul 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee (22 Jan 2013 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)


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