Lord Ricketts

Crossbench Peer

Recent appearances

  • Brexit: UK Nationals - Question 9 Jan 2019

    My Lords, while, I am sure, British embassies around Europe are doing everything they should to pass on information to British citizens, does the Minister accept that the withdrawal of freedom of movement presented by the Government as a great achievement is seen as a disaster by many thousands of younger people who may have had life plans to move and to settle in the EU after the date we...
  • Brexit: Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration - Motion to Take Note (2nd Day) 6 Dec 2018

    My Lords, I declare an interest—that of my children and grandchildren, who cannot take part in this debate but whose interests will be affected more deeply by decisions taken in the next few weeks than those of any of us here today. Like the noble Lord, Lord Haselhurst, whose speech I listened to with great interest, I wanted to take some inspiration from Winston Churchill, just to set the...
  • Brexit: People’s Vote - Motion to Take Note 25 Oct 2018

    My Lords, it is already abundantly clear that Brexit will harm Britain’s economy and diminish our standing in the world. That is true even if the Prime Minister secures something like her Chequers plan. For all the professionalism of the Civil Service—I pay tribute to Sir Jeremy Heywood, who sadly had to announce his resignation as Cabinet Secretary yesterday, and to Olly Robbins, who has...

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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 12 debates in the last year — above 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 14.08% 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") 9 times in debates — well below average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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