Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: High Street Review 26 Apr 2017

    The Government’s response to the Portas Review, published in April 2012, accepted all but one of the 28 recommendations. The recommendation to introduce Secretary of State “sign off” for all new out-of-town developments and to require all large new developments to have an “affordable shops” quota was not accepted. Following the Portas Review, a programme was...
  • Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Garden Communities 26 Apr 2017

    Surrey Heath Borough Council’s expression of interest for Fairoaks Garden Village was assessed using the criteria set out in out in the Government prospectus “Locally-Led Garden Villages, Towns and Cities” published (attached) March 2016. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/508205/Locally-led_garden_villages__towns_and_ cities.pdf The...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 14 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (since 14 Jun 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change (12 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales (12 May 2015 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (13 Aug 2014 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 13 Aug 2014)


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  • Has spoken in 70 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 88.31% 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") 394 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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