Lord Balfe


Recent appearances

  • Civil Society and Lobbying - Motion to Take Note 8 Sep 2016

    My Lords, I add my thanks to the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter, for initiating this most valuable debate. I declare not only my register of interests declaration; like many Members of this House, I suspect, I have spent much of my life involved in charities, trade unions and other voluntary bodies. It is a part of the rite of passage into this Chamber for virtually everybody. Charities have a...
  • Turkey: Judicial Personnel - Question 7 Sep 2016

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the detention and removal from office of judicial personnel in Turkey.
  • Turkey: Judicial Personnel - Question 7 Sep 2016

    I thank the noble Baroness for her Answer. I think we all accept that the judiciary and military in Turkey have played an important part in building the modern state. Having looked at the speed with which these lists were drawn up, many of us question whether they were not drawn up before the coup. Will the Government undertake to press the Turkish Government to justify in all these cases why...

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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 35 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Balfe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 written questions in the last year — above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 64.08% 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") 47 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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