Lord Balfe


Recent appearances

  • Turkey: Selahattin Demirtas - Question 2 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Turkey following the sentence of imprisonment imposed on Selahattin Demirtas, co-leader of the HDP party.
  • Turkey: Selahattin Demirtas - Question 2 Mar 2017

    My Lords, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in my name on the Order Paper and draw attention to my membership of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Turkey.
  • Turkey: Selahattin Demirtas - Question 2 Mar 2017

    I thank the Minister for her reply. Many of us of course have deep concern about the coup that occurred last year. In the events that followed, it appears that the Turkish Government have considerably overreacted, with mass dismissals and interference in the judiciary; and now a number of opposition politicians are in prison. Noting the concern of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 31 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 12 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Balfe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 16 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.95% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 58 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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