Lord O'Shaughnessy

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Conservative

Recent appearances

  • Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support)(Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret 27 Apr 2017

    My Lords, I thank all noble Lords who have contributed to this debate and congratulate the noble Lord, Lord Clark of Windermere, on his prescience in scheduling this debate several weeks ago. He clearly has admirers in the Leader of the Opposition’s office if they have taken his proposal and put it in their manifesto. I leave it to others to judge whether having a policy adopted by...
  • Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support)(Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret 27 Apr 2017

    While the noble Lord may have been prescient and influential, I fear that on this issue he, the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrat party are wrong. They are wrong because the system that we are introducing for student nurses matches that experienced by other undergraduate students—a system that has been the primary driver of the big expansion of higher education and improved...
  • Education (Student Fees, Awards and Support)(Amendment) Regulations 2017 - Motion to Regret 27 Apr 2017

    I am not going to speculate on the impact of that. What I can tell the noble Lord is that, despite the scare stories that numbers will have been affected, there have been more EU-based nurses in the past year. That is the point that I wish to get across. The real issue at stake is whether the number of staff in the NHS is increasing to meet the growing demands on it, and here the Government...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (since 21 Dec 2016)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (since 21 Dec 2016)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord O'Shaughnessy’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 94.15% 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") 79 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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