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All 3 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Lord Lipsey

The Politics of Polling (Political Polling and Digital Media Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (3 Jul 2018)

Lord Lipsey: ...Will that affect election results? Did Labour lose in 2015 because voters believed Britain was headed for what the Tories called a coalition of chaos? On what basis? On the basis of the polls. Did Jeremy Corbyn do so well in 2017 because the polls meant that no one thought that he had a chance in hell of winning? We discuss the evidence in our report, and it is mixed. However, we do not...

Gambling (Categorisation and Use of B2 Gaming Machines) Bill [HL]: Second Reading (11 Mar 2016)

Lord Lipsey: ...Grand National at 33:1. Secondly, there was the Lib Dems to get fewer than 10 seats at the general election—combining business with pleasure there, I landed the bet at 16:1. Thirdly, there was Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leader—I have to say that that was combining displeasure with businesses, and, again, was a 16:1 shot. Finally, there was the spectacular victory of Fearless Fantasy,...

Constitutional Reform (Prerogative Powers and Civil Service etc.) Bill [HL] (3 Mar 2006)

Lord Lipsey: Perhaps the Government's tough stance towards it causes parliamentary controversy. Perhaps its rather inexperienced diplomats misread the situation. Perhaps they think that John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn speak for England and doubt that the Government would win a parliamentary majority for war. Perhaps that doubt, mistaken though it would be, would cause them to embark on a fatal...

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