Lord Keen of Elie

Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)


Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Sexual Offences: Criminal Injuries Compensation 27 Apr 2017

    The Criminal Injuries Compensation Schemes contain a tariff of injuries in which payments are ascribed to particular injuries or offences. The Schemes provide that, in respect of sexual offences, the applicant may be entitled either to an award under the tariff that reflects the nature of the sexual offence or an award for the mental injury caused by the offence, whichever leads to the...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Winchester Prison 27 Apr 2017

    It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. The Minister will correspond directly with the Peer.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Prisoners: Suicide 27 Apr 2017

    All staff in contact with prisoners are required to receive training on suicide and self-harm prevention. We have also developed a new ‘Introduction to Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention’ course that includes a module on mental health awareness. From May 2017 this will be provided as part of the entry level training for new prison officers, and nearly three hundred trainers have...

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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 89 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 85.57% 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") 240 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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