Lord Polak

Conservative Peer

Recent appearances

  • Commercial Air Routes: United Kingdom and East Africa - Question 13 Feb 2019

    My Lords, it is not just about the slots but what sort of slots are made available to these new airlines. They are often at the worst times of day. British Airways does not fly directly to Rwanda, and RwandAir plugged the gap by flying to the UK three times a day, I think—or a week. The problem is planning, because when the slots are given, they are given for only six months at a time....
  • Schools: Mental Health Support - Question 27 Nov 2018

    Is the Minister aware that the Jewish Leadership Council has just launched a scheme to improve mental health in schools? Trained counsellors/well-being practitioners are being recruited to five schools—two primary schools, Rimon and Broughton Jewish, and three secondary schools, JFS, JCoSS and Yavneh College—for a three-year pilot. Will the Minister join me in congratulating Yavneh...
  • Kindertransport Commemoration - Question for Short Debate 26 Nov 2018

    My Lords, I pay tribute to the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, for securing the debate and for all the work that he has done and continues to do. If I may say so, we are all glad that he is still here. In preparation for my short contribution, I made one visit and one phone call. The visit was to Dr Hilda Cohen, a close friend of my wife’s family, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday. I visited...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 20 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Union Committee (since 17 Oct 2018)
  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (since 26 May 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Polak’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 67.86% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 21 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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