Lord Callanan

Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union)

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Exiting the European Union: General Affairs Council, February 2019 14 Feb 2019

    I will attend the General Affairs Council in Brussels on 19 February 2019 to represent the UK. Until we leave the European Union, we remain committed to fulfilling our rights and obligations as a full member. The provisional agenda includes: Multiannual Financial Framework 2021 - 2027 Ministers and the Commission will discuss progress on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) negotiations...
  • EU Withdrawal - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2019

    My Lords, I am grateful to all noble Lords who have spoken today, and for the many insightful and considered contributions. Indeed, I am particularly grateful to those noble Lords who sought to rise to the challenge of making points that the House had not previously considered. Sadly, many failed in that task, probably including myself, but I particularly enjoyed the contribution of the noble...
  • EU Withdrawal - Motion to Take Note 13 Feb 2019

    Indeed I will. I have been preparing for today’s debate and sitting in the Chamber, but I will have a look when I get the opportunity. I can also assure the noble Lord, as he suggested I would, that we have no intention of inflicting any damage on the Irish economy. Many noble Lords, such as my noble friend Lady Altmann and others, have again asked about Article 50 and suggested that we...

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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 69 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 70.70% 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") 316 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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