Lord Livermore

Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury)

Labour Peer

Recent appearances

  • Tourist Spending: VAT - Question 24 May 2023

    My Lords, major UK tourist attractions last year saw 38 million fewer visitors than in 2019—a 23% fall—suffering first from lower international tourism because of the pandemic and then lower domestic tourism because of the cost of living crisis. Many of the UK’s seaside towns, already neglected, and with tourist spending in long-term decline, have suffered particularly badly. I ask the...
  • Covid-19: Economic Costs - Question 28 Jul 2020

    My Lords, the original Question assumes a trade-off, yet the UK has the highest excess death rate in the world and is forecast to suffer the worst recession in the G7. Clearly, the last thing that the economy now needs is a second spike, so will the Minister consider extending statutory sick pay to the 2 million low-paid workers who still do not qualify for it but who may need to self-isolate...
  • Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) 17 Jul 2020

    My Lords, this Finance Bill gives effect to the tax measures announced in the Chancellor’s Spring Budget. Although just four months ago, that already feels like a Budget from a different age. The subsequent Covid-19 pandemic created an unprecedented shock to the economy and the Government’s policy response was unparalleled. At 20% of GDP, it was the largest peacetime fiscal expansion in...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 1 December 2015

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury) (since 17 Apr 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Opposition Whip (Lords) (15 Apr 2020 to 31 Jul 2020)
  • Member, Economic Affairs Committee (25 May 2016 to 1 Jul 2019)

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