Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (1st Day) (Continued) 5 Dec 2018

    My Lords, my first reaction when news of the Government’s deal seeped out three weeks ago was one of relief. The Prime Minister had pulled off what had seemed impossible—an agreement broadly consistent with her so-called red lines, which provided for a backstop on the border between the Republic and the north of Ireland, and which was acceptable to the EU. On top of that, it appeared to...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: High Speed 2 Railway Line 28 Nov 2018

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their current estimate of the combined cost of phases 1 and 2 of High Speed 2; and what was the estimated cost of phases 1 and 2 in 2010 when the scheme was reviewed.
  • Economy: Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note 13 Nov 2018

    My Lords, this is a Budget of our times, overshadowed by the interminable uncertainty of Brexit, which hangs over the economy like a dark cloud. Understandably, it is a Budget designed to offend no one and to avoid at all costs controversial votes in Parliament. It is hard to object to the measures; indeed, some of them are very sensible. I welcome the increase in resources for the...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 24 October 2016

Currently held offices

  • Member, Audit Committee (Lords) (since 11 Sep 2018)


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