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Lord O'Shaughnessy

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care


Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber 16 Jul 2018

    Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill [HL] – Second reading – Lord O'Shaughnessy. Legislation
  • Adult Social Care - Question 11 Jul 2018

    My Lords, as recently announced by the previous Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the Government will publish a Green Paper in autumn 2018 setting out proposals for social care reform alongside the NHS plan. In developing the Green Paper, the Government are drawing on best practice of what works abroad to create a sustainable social care system.
  • Adult Social Care - Question 11 Jul 2018

    The noble Lord is quite right that there is a need for more money in the social care system. That is why, in addition to the funding set out in the spending review, the Government have put £9.4 billion over three years into the system in the short term. The point he makes, which is right, is about the long-term sustainability of the settlement. I would point him to the seven principles...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care (since 8 Jan 2018)

Other offices held in the past

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health (21 Dec 2016 to 8 Jan 2018)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (21 Dec 2016 to 20 Jun 2017)


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  • Has spoken in 106 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 93.18% 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") 303 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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