Lord Anderson of Swansea Portrait

Lord Anderson of Swansea

Labour - Life peer

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

Select Committee Meeting
Thursday 2nd December 2021
Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 7th December 2021
Select Committee Meeting
Wednesday 8th December 2021
Division Votes
Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Armed Forces Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 94 Labour Aye votes vs 0 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 219 Noes - 173
Tuesday 23rd November 2021
Zimbabwe: Makomborero Haruzivishe

My Lords, in the Government’s view, which country has the clout to bring effective pressure on Zimbabwe on political oppression? …

Written Answers
Tuesday 29th September 2020
European Convention on Human Rights
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to amend their obligations under the European Convention of Human Rights.
Early Day Motions
None available
None available
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MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Lord Anderson of Swansea has voted in 138 divisions, and 1 time 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
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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)
(34 debate interactions)
Lord True (Conservative)
Minister of State (Cabinet Office)
(6 debate interactions)
Earl of Courtown (Conservative)
Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)
(3 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Cabinet Office
(5 debate contributions)
Ministry of Defence
(3 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

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

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.

Lord Anderson of Swansea has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Lord Anderson of Swansea has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

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

1 Written Question in the current parliament

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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
Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)