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Occurences Speaker Date range
67 Lord Garnier (Conservative) May 1992 – May 2019
43 Lord Lester of Herne Hill (Liberal Democrat) Jan 2000 – Nov 2017
34 Lord McNally (Liberal Democrat) Jun 2010 – Nov 2017
25 Lord Clarke of Nottingham (Conservative) Feb 2006 – Jun 2012
14 Lord Black of Brentwood (Conservative) May 2012 – Jul 2019
12 Lord Lexden (Conservative) Dec 2013 – Jul 2019
12 Lord Bach (Labour) Oct 2009 – Mar 2012
12 Lord Faulks (Conservative) Feb 2013 – Jan 2020
9 Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (Crossbench) Mar 2012 – Oct 2019
9 Viscount Younger of Leckie (Conservative) Oct 2012 – Jul 2019
9 Lord Cashman (Labour) Nov 2014 – Sep 2020
9 Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town (Labour) Jul 2010 – Jul 2014
8 Lord Thomas of Gresford (Liberal Democrat) Feb 2005 – May 2012
8 Lord Bew (Crossbench) Jul 2010 – Jul 2014
8 Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative) Feb 2013 – May 2019
8 Lord Prescott (Labour) Jan 2011 – Jun 2014
7 Lord Phillips of Sudbury (Liberal Democrat) Jul 2000 – Feb 2013
6 Lord Falconer of Thoroton (Labour) Oct 2000 – May 2012
6 Baroness Ashton of Upholland (Non-affiliated) May 2004 – Apr 2006
6 Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (Labour) Oct 2012 – Mar 2013
6 Lord Alderdice (Liberal Democrat) Sep 1998 – Feb 2014
6 Viscount Colville of Culross (Crossbench) Oct 2012 – Dec 2017
5 Lord Strathclyde (Conservative) Jun 2011 – May 2012
5 Lord Lansley (Conservative) Sep 2012 – Mar 2013
5 Lord Mackay of Clashfern (Conservative) Dec 2004 – May 2019
5 Lord Young of Cookham (Conservative) May 2000 – May 2012
5 Lord Browne of Ladyton (Labour) Oct 2012 – Feb 2013
5 Lord Sainsbury of Turville (Labour) Jun 2000 – May 2006
5 Baroness Scotland of Asthal (Labour) Oct 2001 – Feb 2013
4 Lord Donaldson of Lymington (Crossbench) May 2000 – Jun 2004
4 Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood (Judge) Mar 2014 – May 2019
4 Lord Wallace of Tankerness (Liberal Democrat) Mar 2011 – Nov 2016
4 Lord Goodhart (Liberal Democrat) Nov 2001 – Jul 2010
4 Baroness Boothroyd (Crossbench) Jun 1996 – Jul 1996
4 Lord Maclennan of Rogart (Liberal Democrat) May 1985 – Dec 1999
4 Lord Henley (Conservative) Jul 2002 – May 2012
4 Lord Campbell-Savours (Labour) Jun 1986 – Dec 2018
4 Lord Keen of Elie (Conservative) Jun 2016 – Dec 2018
4 Lord Fowler (Conservative) Feb 2013 – Mar 2013
4 Baroness Randerson (Liberal Democrat) Feb 2014
3 Lord Morris of Aberavon (Labour) May 1988 – Oct 2012
3 Lord Hunt of Wirral (Conservative) Jun 2004 – Feb 2013
3 Lord Tyrie (Non-affiliated) May 2000
3 Lord Rooker (Labour) Mar 1976 – Apr 2008
3 Lord Campbell of Pittenweem (Liberal Democrat) Jun 1996 – Oct 2019
3 Lord Inglewood (Conservative) Mar 2003 – Dec 2010
3 Lord Avebury (Liberal Democrat) Mar 2002 – May 2003
3 Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames (Liberal Democrat) May 2012 – Feb 2013
3 Lord Dodds of Duncairn (DUP) Mar 2009 – Mar 2013
3 Lord Hay of Ballyore (DUP) Nov 2007 – Apr 2008
3 Lord Mann (Non-affiliated) Nov 2014 – Jul 2020
3 Baroness Hollis of Heigham (Labour) Jul 2002 – Nov 2004
3 Lord Mawhinney (Conservative) May 2012 – Oct 2012
3 Baroness Hollins (Crossbench) Feb 2013 – Nov 2016
3 Lord Martin of Springburn (Crossbench) Mar 1999 – Mar 2012
3 Lord Williams of Mostyn (Labour) Jul 2001 – Nov 2002
3 Lord Triesman (Labour) Jun 2006 – Oct 2012
3 Lord Pannick (Crossbench) Jun 2010 – Oct 2015
3 Baroness Buscombe (Conservative) Sep 2003 – Jul 2010
3 Lord Trimble (Conservative) Jan 2013 – Feb 2014
3 Lord Howarth of Newport (Labour) Jan 1993 – Jun 1993
3 Lord Cormack (Conservative) Jun 1996 – Jan 2014
2 Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat) Jan 2011 – Jun 2014
2 Baroness Deech (Crossbench) Nov 2015 – Jan 2017
2 Lord Stephen (Liberal Democrat) Sep 2002
2 Lord Roberts of Llandudno (Liberal Democrat) Jun 2008
2 Lord Woolf (Crossbench) Mar 2010 – Jul 2010
2 The Archbishop of York (Bishop) Feb 2013
2 Lord Dunlop (Conservative) Oct 2015 – Dec 2015
2 Baroness Bakewell (Labour) Oct 2012 – Feb 2013
2 Lord Hill of Oareford (Conservative) Mar 2014
2 Lord Sugar (Non-affiliated) Oct 2012
2 Baroness Young of Hornsey (Crossbench) Mar 2007 – Jul 2010
2 Lord Tunnicliffe (Labour) Oct 2009 – Dec 2009
2 Lord Malloch-Brown (Crossbench) Oct 2008 – Feb 2009
2 Lord Filkin (Non-affiliated) May 2004 – Jan 2005
2 Baroness D'Souza (Non-affiliated) Jul 2010 – Jun 2011
2 Baroness Hamwee (Liberal Democrat) Jul 2007 – May 2012
2 Earl Russell (Liberal Democrat) May 2000 – Nov 2001
2 Lord Willis of Knaresborough (Liberal Democrat) Jul 2010 – Oct 2010
2 Lord Beecham (Labour) May 2012 – Jan 2014
2 Lord Wills (Labour) Jan 2002 – Mar 2009
2 Lord Skidelsky (Crossbench) Jan 2013 – Feb 2013
2 Lord Boateng (Labour) May 1996 – Jun 1996
2 Lord Anderson of Swansea (Labour) Feb 1996 – Jan 1997
2 Lord Evans of Temple Guiting (Labour) Jan 2002 – Sep 2003
2 Lord Brabazon of Tara (Conservative) Mar 2014 – Jul 2014
2 Lord Lloyd of Berwick (Crossbench) Feb 2012 – Oct 2012
2 Lord Empey (UUP) Oct 2013 – Feb 2014
2 Lord Brett (Labour) Mar 2010
2 Baroness Jay of Paddington (Labour) Jan 2013 – Feb 2013
2 Lord Borrie (Labour) Mar 2006 – Jul 2010
2 Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws (Labour) Mar 2013 – Apr 2016
2 Lord King of Bridgwater (Conservative) Jul 1980 – Feb 2014
2 Lord McIntosh of Haringey (Labour) Jan 2001 – Oct 2002
2 The Earl of Northesk (Conservative) Mar 2001 – Feb 2006
2 Lord Puttnam (Labour) Feb 2013 – Mar 2013
2 Lord Rennard (Liberal Democrat) Dec 2012 – Dec 2014
2 Lord Beith (Liberal Democrat) Dec 1975 – May 2012
2 Viscount Bledisloe (Crossbench) May 2006
2 Lord Patten (Conservative) Jan 2010 – Apr 2013
2 Lord Vaizey of Didcot (Conservative) Sep 2010 – Oct 2012
2 Lord Kinnock (Labour) Jul 1984 – Jan 1986
2 Lord Kingsland (Conservative) Jul 2002
2 Lord Carlile of Berriew (Crossbench) May 2006 – Mar 2010
2 Lord Lucas (Conservative) Oct 2000 – Feb 2013
2 Baroness Morris of Yardley (Labour) Jul 2003
1 Lord Elystan-Morgan (Crossbench) Nov 2012
1 Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton (Labour) Jul 2000
1 Lord Carswell (Crossbench) Feb 2014
1 Lord Adebowale (Crossbench) May 2012
1 Lord Clinton-Davis (Labour) Feb 2005
1 Baroness Finlay of Llandaff (Crossbench) Jul 2010
1 Lord Craig of Radley (Crossbench) May 2019
1 Lord Davies of Oldham (Labour) Jun 2007
1 Lord Clement-Jones (Liberal Democrat) Jan 2010
1 Baroness Stowell of Beeston (Conservative) Jan 2014
1 Baroness Stern (Crossbench) Oct 2009
1 Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville (Conservative) Jun 1993
1 Lord MacKay of Ardbrecknish (Crossbench) Nov 2000
1 Baroness Blatch (Conservative) Apr 2003
1 Lord Ackner (Crossbench) May 2000
1 The Bishop of Coventry (Bishop) Jun 2005
1 Lord Lyell of Markyate (Conservative) May 1988
1 Baroness Thatcher (Conservative) Mar 1981
1 Lord Campbell of Alloway (Conservative) Jun 2004
1 The Bishop of Guildford (Bishop) Jan 2013
1 Lord Roberts of Conwy (Conservative) Jul 2000
1 Lord Waddington (Conservative) Jan 2003
1 Lord Ashcroft (Conservative) Mar 2013
1 Lord Razzall (Liberal Democrat) Jan 2010
1 Lord Steel of Aikwood (Liberal Democrat) Feb 1989
1 Lord May of Oxford (Crossbench) Apr 2013
1 Lord Mitchell (Labour) Jun 2019
1 Lord Neill of Bladen (Crossbench) Feb 2007
1 Lord Norton of Louth (Conservative) Mar 2014
1 Baroness Rawlings (Conservative) Jul 2011
1 Lord Tope (Liberal Democrat) Sep 2003
1 Lord Rana (Crossbench) Feb 2013
1 Baroness Smith of Basildon (Labour) Feb 2006
1 Lord Taverne (Liberal Democrat) Feb 2013
1 Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean (Labour) May 2002
1 Baroness Sharp of Guildford (Liberal Democrat) Jan 2005
1 Lord Smith of Leigh (Labour) Apr 2003
1 Lord Newby (Liberal Democrat) Feb 2013
1 Lord Hoffmann (Crossbench) Jul 2010
1 Lord Alton of Liverpool (Crossbench) Dec 2018
1 Lord Murphy of Torfaen (Labour) Apr 2008
1 Baroness Chakrabarti (Labour) Dec 2018
1 Lord Darling of Roulanish (Labour) Feb 1989
1 Baroness Primarolo (Labour) Sep 2012
1 Lord Stunell (Liberal Democrat) Apr 2004
1 Lord Hague of Richmond (Conservative) Jun 1996
1 Lord Hain (Labour) Apr 2006
1 Lord Willetts (Conservative) Jan 2014
1 Lord Pearson of Rannoch (UKIP) Mar 2007
1 Lord Polak (Conservative) Jun 2019
1 Baroness Sugg (Conservative) Mar 2020
1 Lord Strasburger (Liberal Democrat) Dec 2016
1 Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Conservative) Mar 2013
1 Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park (Conservative) Dec 2012
1 Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick (Non-affiliated) Dec 2013
1 Lord Anderson of Ipswich (Crossbench) Apr 2019
1 Lord Browne of Belmont (DUP) Feb 2014
1 Lord Knight of Weymouth (Labour) Mar 2009
1 Lord Pickles (Conservative) Jun 2014
1 Lord Tyler (Liberal Democrat) Oct 1999
1 The Marquess of Lothian (Conservative) Apr 1996
1 Lord Allan of Hallam (Liberal Democrat) Feb 2013
1 Baroness Eaton (Conservative) Jul 2019
1 Baroness Healy of Primrose Hill (Labour) Mar 2014
1 Lord McAvoy (Labour) Feb 2014
1 Baroness Shephard of Northwold (Conservative) Apr 1990
1 Lord Ramsbotham (Crossbench) Jul 2010
1 Baroness Cox (Crossbench) Feb 2009
1 Lord Adonis (Labour) May 2006
1 Lord Davidson of Glen Clova (Labour) Nov 2011
1 Lord Sheikh (Conservative) Jun 2019
1 Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead (Labour) Jan 2010
1 Lord Bates (Conservative) Jan 2015
1 Baroness Afshar (Crossbench) Feb 2013
1 Lord Janvrin (Crossbench) Oct 2012
1 Lord German (Liberal Democrat) Jul 2010
1 Lord Lilley (Conservative) Mar 2013
1 Baroness Anelay of St Johns (Conservative) Dec 2014
1 Lord Jopling (Conservative) Jul 2002
1 Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts (Conservative) Feb 2013
1 Lord Haskel (Labour) Mar 2011
1 Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour) May 2008
1 Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall (Labour) Jul 2010
1 Lord Macdonald of Tradeston (Labour) May 2012
1 Lord Hutton of Furness (Labour) Jan 2001
1 Lord Irvine of Lairg (Labour) Jan 2002
1 Earl Howe (Conservative) Oct 2013
1 Baroness Goudie (Labour) Apr 2017
1 Lord Goldsmith (Labour) Nov 2006
1 Lord Geddes (Conservative) Jun 2011
1 Lord Bassam of Brighton (Labour) Oct 2000
1 Baroness Barker (Liberal Democrat) Nov 2004
1 Lord Baker of Dorking (Conservative) Mar 2005
1 Earl Attlee (Conservative) Nov 2017
1 Lord Hope of Craighead (Judge) Feb 2014
1 Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative) Jul 2010
1 Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown (DUP) Jun 2012
1 The Bishop of Coventry (Bishop) Jun 2014
1 Baroness Kidron (Crossbench) Jun 2015
1 Lord Blencathra (Conservative) Jun 1999
1 Baroness Worthington (Labour) Sep 2017
1 Baroness Lister of Burtersett (Labour) Feb 2015
1 Lord Grade of Yarmouth (Conservative) May 2012
1 Baroness Berridge (Conservative) Jan 2013
1 Lord Nash (Conservative) Jul 2014
1 Lord Hunt of Chesterton (Labour) Oct 2012
1 Lord Maude of Horsham (Conservative) Oct 2001
1 Lord Kalms (Non-affiliated) Oct 2014
1 Baroness Hussein-Ece (Liberal Democrat) Jun 2013
1 Baroness Williams of Trafford (Conservative) Feb 2018
1 Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Conservative) Jul 2014
1 Lord Leigh of Hurley (Conservative) Jun 2019
1 Lord Stoneham of Droxford (Liberal Democrat) Oct 2012
1 Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth (Conservative) Nov 2014

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