Lord Callanan

Minister of State (Department for Exiting the European Union)

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 28 Jan 2019

    Further debate for purposes of section 13 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 – Lord Callanan. Debate
  • Brexit: Further Referendum - Question for Short Debate 17 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Tyler, for so excellently introducing this important subject and giving us an opportunity to debate it today, and I thank all other noble Lords who contributed. I will first address the remarks made by my noble friend Lady Browning, who made a number of excellent points, which were amplified by the noble Lord, Lord Adonis. She asked a number of questions...
  • Brexit: Further Referendum - Question for Short Debate 17 Jan 2019

    I understand the firm view of the Liberal Democrats on this; they have been dogged in pursuing it. I do not know whether the noble Lord was in the House yesterday, when I addressed the subject in a Question from the noble Lord, Lord Dykes, on opinion polling and whether public opinion has moved. There are clearly lots of different opinion polls around, but yesterday I quoted an analysis 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 71 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 70.32% 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") 308 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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