Lord Bird


Recent appearances

  • Poverty - Question 13 Jul 2017

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 6 March (HL5600) concerning early intervention programmes, what steps they are taking to prioritise their focus on the root causes of poverty and disadvantage.
  • Poverty - Question 13 Jul 2017

    I thank the Minister very much for her reply. I would like to make the obvious statement that prevention—
  • Poverty - Question 13 Jul 2017

    Oh! I am sorry. I will not make a statement; I will ask a question. Forgive me. Could Her Majesty’s Government move inexorably towards a situation where we could put prevention right at the centre of all the work we do? We know that prevention pays off. We know that when money is spent on prevention, it reaps enormous benefits. Could Her Majesty’s Government look at the...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 7 December 2015

Currently held offices

  • Member, Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art (since 6 Mar 2017)


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  • Has spoken in 20 debates in the last year — above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Bird’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 27 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 1.92% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well below 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") 12 times in debates — below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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