Lord Lennie

Opposition Whip (Lords)


Recent appearances

  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) 27 Feb 2017

    My Lords, in Amendment 18 we seek a quarterly report on the position that the Government have reached in negotiations across the European Union. It is quarterly rather than bi-monthly because the latter was dismissed by the Commons as being rather too frequent—so it was looked at and extended. We want to make sure that we are at least as well informed in this place as in the European...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (1st Day) 27 Feb 2017

    My Lords, Amendment 22, on impact assessments, seeks to put us on a level playing field with the Government. We want the information that has already been published—the impact assessments that may have taken place, or have taken place, since the referendum in the various departments listed: nothing more, nothing less. Others have commented on other areas of the work of the European...
  • European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (2nd Day) (Continued) 21 Feb 2017

    My Lords, we voted to leave on 23 June and the consequence is leave we must. No thresholds were in the referendum Act: it was in or out and we voted out. The public would not have it any other way. Some are frustrated that we have not already left, while others think that we have already left. We voted to leave after years of Tory public dissatisfaction with the EU. It does not matter how I...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 October 2014

Currently held offices

  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (since 1 Oct 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Lennie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 50.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — 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") 10 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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