Lord Dunlop

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Stability of the Union - Motion to Take Note 17 Jan 2019

    My Lords, it is a real pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Lisvane. He and I made our maiden speeches on the same day and he speaks with the greatest authority on constitutional matters. Brexit raises fundamental issues, not least the question of trust in democratic institutions here and right across Europe. It is absolutely right, therefore, to consider afresh governance within the UK....
  • Brexit: Stability of the Union - Motion to Take Note 17 Jan 2019

    Attention should be paid to the machinery of intergovernmental relations, which needs to be strengthened. We also need to look at the cross-UK synergies, weakened since devolution, which need to be reinvigorated. We need to pursue a decentralised, pan-UK strategy for rebalancing the economy, driven by city regions across the country. This means moving away from seeing everything through a...
  • Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Bill - Second Reading 30 Oct 2018

    My Lords, I rise to support this Bill—the fifth piece of fast-track Northern Ireland legislation this Session. I confess that I do so with a slightly heavy heart, because legislating this way is far from ideal, as the Constitution Committee— of which I am a member—points out in its report. However, I sympathise with the Government’s predicament. Last year, as a Minister in the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 28 May 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Constitution Committee (since 27 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (17 Jul 2016 to 14 Jun 2017)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland (14 May 2015 to 14 Jun 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 3 debates in the last year — below average amongst Lords. See all Lord Dunlop’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 85.29% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 141 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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