Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait

Lord Anderson of Swansea

Labour - Life peer

Became Member: 28th June 2005

International Relations and Defence Committee
28th Jan 2021 - 31st Jan 2024
EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee
23rd Apr 2020 - 31st Mar 2021
EU Justice Sub-Committee
27th Jun 2017 - 23rd Apr 2020
Draft Bribery Bill (Joint Committee)
11th May 2009 - 16th Jul 2009
Foreign Affairs Committee
16th Jul 1997 - 12th Jul 2005
Liaison Committee (Commons)
14th Jul 1997 - 11th Jul 2005
Shadow Solicitor General
1st Jan 1994 - 1st Jan 1996
Home Affairs Committee
26th Oct 1992 - 23rd Feb 1994
Shadow Spokesperson (Defence, Disarmament and Arms Control)
1st Jan 1993 - 1st Jan 1994
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
1st Jan 1983 - 1st Jan 1992
Welsh Affairs Committee
14th Dec 1979 - 9th Jun 1983
Liaison Committee (Commons)
8th Dec 1981 - 9th Jun 1983
Welsh Affairs Committee
20th Nov 1981 - 13th May 1983

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Anderson of Swansea has voted in 413 divisions, and 2 times against the majority of their Party.

30 Dec 2020 - European Union (Future Relationship) Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Anderson of Swansea voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 7 Labour Aye votes vs 117 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 101 Noes - 466
16 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Anderson of Swansea voted No - against a party majority and in line with the House
One of 24 Labour No votes vs 51 Labour Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 145 Noes - 179
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative)
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
(63 debate interactions)
Baroness Goldie (Conservative)
(15 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Defence
(15 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(15 debate contributions)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Lord Anderson of Swansea, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

Lord Anderson of Swansea has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Lord Anderson of Swansea has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting

Latest 1 Written Question

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Written Questions can be tabled by MPs and Lords to request specific information information on the work, policy and activities of a Government Department
15th Sep 2020
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to amend their obligations under the European Convention of Human Rights.

The UK is committed to the European Convention on Human Rights.

Baroness Scott of Bybrook
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)