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Lord Oates

Liberal Democrat Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Smart Meters - Question 10 Feb 2020

    My Lords, the Minister will be aware that many energy customers discover, on switching energy providers, that their smart meter no longer works with their new provider. Will the Minister tell the House what measures the Government have taken to require energy providers to replace existing non-compatible smart meters, which they seem very reluctant to do? What proportion of installed smart...
  • Climate Change - Motion to Take Note 6 Feb 2020

    My Lords, I draw attention to my interests as set out in the register, having worked until recently for the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, which is a major grant-giver to organisations working to tackle climate change. It is daunting to speak from the Front Bench for the first time on this subject, amid the great expertise and knowledge that have been on hand in this debate. It has...
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill - Commons Amendments: Motion A 22 Jan 2020

    My Lords, I regret the Government’s decision to reject all the amendments, in particular the amendment that the noble Lord, Lord Dubs, has just spoken to and the amendments that my noble friends moved. I am sorry that in another place the Minister, when addressing the EU citizens amendment, failed to make any arguments at all. Indeed, so devoid of them was he that he resorted to a whole...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 October 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Union Committee (since 29 Oct 2019)
  • Member, EU External Affairs Sub-Committee (since 2 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Justice Sub-Committee (26 Jan 2016 to 5 Sep 2017)


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