Lord Keen of Elie


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Assets 27 Mar 2017

    The Department’s estate is comprised of a wide range of premises, including prisons, courts, probation premises, administrative offices and other land holdings. The Ministry of Justice keeps its estate under review to ensure that it meets the needs of the business. In line with central guidance, surplus property is generally first offered to other departments for reuse, free schools,...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Offenders: New Businesses 27 Mar 2017

    This information is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Probate: Fees and Charges 27 Mar 2017

    The Government set out its rationale for reforming the fees for grants of probate in its response to consultation on the fees published on Friday 24 February. The Government is committed to providing a modern, world-leading justice system which is proportionate and accessible. The best way to protect access to justice is with a properly funded courts and tribunals service. Fees are...

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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 93 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 86.77% 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") 239 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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