Lord Balfe

Conservative

Recent appearances

  • Northern Cyprus - Question for Short Debate 16 Oct 2017

    My Lords, like the noble Lord, Lord Sharkey, I am a member of the TRNC All-Party Group. I have been going to north Cyprus since the 1980s. My first contact there was when I was on the Turkey delegation of the European Parliament. We found that the Greek Cypriot Administration consistently opposed any contact between the European Parliament and north Cyprus. Indeed, the first time I went to...
  • Iran: Future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - Statement 16 Oct 2017

    My Lords, the agreement represents a considerable triumph for Europe: over 13 years, with Governments of different political persuasions, we managed to get an agreement. However, we forget that China and Russia are part of the agreement that is seemingly tossed away by the leadership of the United States Administration. Can the Minister assure us that we will do everything within our power,...
  • Space Industry Bill [HL] - Committee (1st Day) 16 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I begin by reminding the Committee that I am the vice president of the British Airline Pilots Association, as declared in the register. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Moynihan, for tabling this amendment, which has enabled us to mention this subject. Like him, I was advised that it was not appropriate to table an amendment to the Bill. He has been more ingenious than me because he has...

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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 23 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Balfe’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 17 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 62.50% 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") 62 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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