Lord Callanan

Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union)


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Brexit: White Papers 26 Jul 2018

    The White Paper on the Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union was published on the GOV.UK website and shared in a letter to the Chairs of the European Union Committee and the Commons Exiting the European Union and European Scrutiny Committees at the moment the Secretary of State stood up to make his statement. Copies of the White Paper were put in the...
  • Written Answers — Department for Exiting the European Union: Cabinet Office: Brexit 25 Jul 2018

    As we continue to make progress in negotiations, we are increasingly confident that we will secure a deal with the EU and in recent months the prospect of leaving negotiations with ‘no deal’ has receded significantly. However, as a responsible government we are preparing for all possible outcomes. Departments’ plans are well developed and are designed to respond to all...
  • Brexit: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement - Statement 24 Jul 2018

    There is always wisdom in my noble friend’s suggestions but I think whether there should be a Joint Committee of both Houses is a matter for Parliament rather than the Government. We are working through the details with the EU at the moment on exactly what the composition of the joint committee will encompass. However, we expect it to be multilayered, possibly with one level of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 November 2014

Currently held offices

  • Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union) (since 27 Oct 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) (14 Jun 2017 to 27 Oct 2017)
  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (26 May 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Information Committee (Lords) (8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 72 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Callanan’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 69.93% 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") 257 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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