Lord Leigh of Hurley


Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, it has been an extraordinary afternoon as Peers have greeted each other in the Corridor, saying, “What number are you?”. I am number 129. While it is tempting to say that I agree with numbers one, five, eight, 16 and 30, that would not be in the fine traditions of the House. This House is usually thought of as an august, deliberative body. It can indeed impress with its...
  • Technical and Further Education Bill - Second Reading 1 Feb 2017

    My Lords, I declare my interests in that I am a governor of the London Academy School in Edgware and that 30 years ago my uncle and family started the Leigh University Technical College with my noble friend Lord Baker in Dartford, Kent. I welcome the Bill, although no doubt others may wonder why it was not part of the Higher Education and Research Bill. However, I can now see why that would...
  • Brexit: World Trade Organization Rules - Question 19 Dec 2016

    What capacity does my noble Friend’s department have for these negotiations in terms of experienced and competent negotiators?

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (since 6 Dec 2016)
  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (8 Jan 2014 to 11 Mar 2014)


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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Leigh of Hurley’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 79.68% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 42 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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