Lord Palumbo of Southwark

Liberal Democrat Peer

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  • Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 4 Dec 2017

    My Lords, once again we meet to debate the Chancellor’s offering of ritualistic cliché and fractional tinkering around the edges of vast, intractable problems—this time exacerbated by the need to save his job, the high drama of Brexit and the existential threat of a Marxist Government. We were offered such insights as: “We are at a turning point in our history, and we resolve to look...
  • Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 14 Mar 2017

    My Lords, if my memory serves me correctly, the noble Baroness used the word “cautious” in the very first sentence of her extremely eloquent opening speech and “prudent” in the second. She then went on to talk about the budget deficit being reduced by two-thirds. With respect, I am not entirely sure that it is apposite to juxtapose what has happened with the budget deficit with the...
  • Autumn Statement — Motion to Take Note 3 Dec 2015

    Once again, my Lords, we meet to debate a Statement which consists of fractional tinkering, where a billion here and a billion there are magicked from thin air, where we know that none of it really adds up, makes sense or will come to pass, but there is no other way in western democratic politics. So I suggest an idea to the Minister for our next debate: no numbers. Instead, it should be a...

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Entered the House of Lords on 31 October 2013

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