Lord Oates

Liberal Democrat

Recent appearances

  • Euratom - Question for Short Debate 20 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I am grateful to my noble friend Lord Teverson for giving us the opportunity to debate this important issue again, although I confess that I had hoped that by now the Government would have seen the error of their obduracy and reversed their position on Euratom. The safeguarding regime provided by Euratom and the nuclear collaboration with our partners through Euratom are obviously...
  • Southern Africa: Trading Relationships - Question 18 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I too welcome the Minister to the Dispatch Box. When did the Government last hold meetings at ministerial level with the current chair of the Southern African Development Community in South Africa, and when did officials of the Department for International Trade last hold discussions with their SADC counterparts on this issue?
  • Brexit: UK-EU Movement of People (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 17 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I read the excellent and informative report of the committee and the noble Baroness, Lady Prashar, with both interest and despondency but very little surprise. What is clear from the report, and is becoming increasingly clear in every aspect of Brexit, is how little clarity the Government have about what they are trying to achieve or how they will achieve it. Ministers have been...

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 October 2015

Other offices held in the past

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


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  • Has spoken in 16 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Oates’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 68.36% 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") 50 times in debates — average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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