Lord Thurlow


Recent appearances

  • Unpaid Work Experience (Prohibition) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 27 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I welcome the Bill. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Holmes, for introducing it and for his powerful speech. I do not think any of us can doubt that the core principles—preventing exploitation and abuse by employers and proper pay for a job—must be good. The point on which I shall focus is slightly different from those made so far. I embrace work placement, work experience,...
  • Neighbourhood Planning Bill - Second Reading 17 Jan 2017

    My Lords, I will address Part 1 of the Bill. Before doing so, I declare my landholdings in the register of interests. The objectives appear to be to build more houses and to streamline the process, and no one could disagree with that—I certainly do not, and I support it in principle—but there are two points that I want to address. The first concerns resourcing for planning...
  • Renters’ Rights Bill [HL] - Committee 18 Nov 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Baroness, Lady Grender, for tabling the Bill. I declare my property holdings as set out in the register of interests. As personal background, I have spent over 35 years working in the property market as a chartered surveyor, most of it on the commercial side, specifically in development letting, investment and funding. There is a close relationship between...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 6 February 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 25 May 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 2 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Thurlow’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 17.19% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 5 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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