Lord Balfe


Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (7th Day) 14 Mar 2018

    Can I point out to the noble Lord that it is of course possible that the European Parliament’s consent could be given only on the basis that the Houses of Parliament had had a valid vote? It could withhold its consent to the agreement on the grounds that there had been no valid vote in the UK Parliament.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (6th Day) (Continued) 12 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I shall make a brief intervention and ask a couple of questions. I realise that it is the Minister for DExEU replying to the debate rather than the Minister for Aviation and I declare my interest as vice-president of BALPA, the pilots’ union. There is a lot of concern and it is felt that it would be helpful if we could have a clear commitment to retain membership of the single...
  • European External Action Service - Question 12 Mar 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British nationals are currently employed in the European External Action Service (1) directly, and (2) on secondment from Her Majesty’s Government; and what is their assessment of the impact on the effectiveness of the Government's diplomatic efforts when those staff leave that Service.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 31 October 2013

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Relations Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (12 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)


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  • Has spoken in 27 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Balfe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 7 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 63.77% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 75 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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