Lord Evans of Weardale

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  • Northern Ireland: Legacy of the Troubles - Question for Short Debate 5 Sep 2018

    My Lords, in view of the time pressures I will seek to make rapid progress, but regrettably I do not think the Government have been making rapid progress. It is new 20 years since the Good Friday agreement. I remember when I was in the Security Service I received a delegation of retired RUC officers who were very concerned about this issue. That was 12 years ago. I engaged with the...
  • General Data Protection Regulation - Question 5 Jun 2018

    My Lords, are there proposals to review the impact of this measure on small organisations? Irrespective of the fact that there is continuity from the previous Data Protection Act, there is concern that small organisations, such as charities et cetera, will be disproportionately affected. It is important that we should know whether that is the case. I declare an interest as the chairman of...
  • Security and Policing: Facial Recognition Technology - Question for Short Debate 1 Mar 2018

    My Lords, I join in congratulating the noble Baroness, Lady Jones, on this debate and draw attention to my interest, as declared in the register, as an adviser to Facewatch Ltd. I think we would be making a mistake if we were to overemphasise the risks of this technology, given that it provides so many opportunities. Like the noble Lord, Lord Wasserman, I was an official in the Home Office in...

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Entered the House of Lords on 9 December 2014

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Evans of Weardale’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 5.19% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 8 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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