Lord Keen of Elie

Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)


Recent appearances

  • Personal Statement 16 Jan 2018

    My Lords, on 21 December 2017, in response to a Question asked by the noble Lord, Lord Beecham, I gave information to the House regarding expenditure at Her Majesty’s Prison Liverpool. I advised that there had been no expenditure on cell accommodation since 1994. Further inquiry has disclosed that this was incorrect and that money has been spent on the maintenance of cells at Her...
  • Written Answers — Attorney General: Prosecutions 16 Jan 2018

    The Code for Crown Prosecutors (the Code) sets out the general principles Crown prosecutors must follow when they make decisions on cases. The full Code test has two stages. Crown prosecutors must be satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction against each suspect or defendant on each charge. If the case does pass the evidential stage, Crown...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 June 2015

Currently held offices

  • Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice) (since 18 Jul 2016)
  • The Advocate-General for Scotland (since 11 Jun 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Lords Spokesperson (Home Office) (1 Apr 2016 to 18 Jul 2016)


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  • Has spoken in 45 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Keen of Elie’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 84.21% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 285 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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