Lord Ricketts

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Parliamentary Approval of the Outcome of Negotiations with the European Union - Motion to Take Note 28 Jan 2019

    My Lords, we are at the stage of the debate where everything has been said but not yet by everyone, and therefore I think it is best to be short. To vary just a little what has been said this evening, I thought that I would do an exercise in imagination. I am not a very imaginative person but I have tried to imagine what the conversation would be like between the Prime Minister and Mr Juncker...
  • Brexit: Proposed UK–EU Security Treaty (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 16 Jan 2019

    My Lords, I am a member of my noble friend Lord Jay’s sub-committee. I want to take issue partly with the noble Baroness, Lady Smith of Newnham, when she says that the report we produced last July has now been largely overtaken. It has taken six months to reach the Floor of your Lordships’ House, and we are shooting at something of a moving target—I know the Royal Navy has always found...
  • Brexit: Proposed UK–EU Security Treaty (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 16 Jan 2019

    I understand. I was going to say that the report is still very relevant because it is a powerful and evidence-based assessment of why it is vital that we maintain close security co-operation with the EU, whether or not—and on what terms—we leave. As such, it is important to have that on the record. My own judgment, as the UK’s first National Security Adviser, like that of the noble...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 October 2016

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Union Committee (since 29 Oct 2018)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (since 20 Dec 2017)


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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Ricketts’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 13.58% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — below average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 11 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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