Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Lord Oates

Liberal Democrat Peer

Crowdfunder – only a few days to go

We’re trying to raise £25,000 to support TheyWorkForYou into the future.

Please take a minute to donate to TheyWorkForYou so we can bring you voting summaries like this for years to come.

Donate now

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House - Motion to Agree 25 Mar 2020

    My Lords, I, too, thank the Leader of the House for her statement, and I join other noble Lords in giving immense thanks on behalf of these Benches to all the people in Parliament who have worked so hard on our behalf. We understand the decision that has been made that the House should rise early, but there are some reservations in the country because we are facing the greatest national...
  • Covid-19: Financial Markets - Question 25 Mar 2020

    My Lords, on the subject of irresponsible behaviour, perhaps I may refer to an issue that has been raised with me by medical personnel working long shifts. When they get home and try to sleep, they find that other people—perhaps because they are at home—are playing loud music, and this causes them real difficulty. Will the Minister join me in asking everybody to act responsibly and to...
  • Coronavirus Bill - Second Reading (Continued) 24 Mar 2020

    As many noble Lords have noted, this Bill contains unprecedented powers, but we recognise that it comes before us in unprecedented times. Its purpose is to protect the lives of the public and to provide the National Health Service with the best chance of minimising the death toll from this virus. We owe NHS staff, the staff in our care services and all key workers who are working so hard and...

More of Lord Oates’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


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)


Please note that numbers do not measure quality. Also, representatives may do other things not currently covered by this site. More about this

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.