Lord Eatwell Portrait

Lord Eatwell

Labour - Life peer

Became Member: 14th July 1992


Lord Eatwell is not a member of any APPGs
Industry and Regulators Committee
14th Apr 2021 - 31st Jan 2023
Shadow Spokesperson (Treasury)
8th Oct 2010 - 27th Nov 2013
Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill [HL]
5th Sep 2011 - 1st Dec 2011
Economic Affairs Committee
15th Dec 2008 - 8th Apr 2010


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Eatwell has voted in 284 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

20 Jul 2020 - Business and Planning Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Eatwell voted Aye - against a party majority and against the House
One of 4 Labour Aye votes vs 8 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 135 Noes - 267
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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
Baroness Penn (Conservative)
Minister on Leave (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State)
(18 debate interactions)
Baroness Kramer (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Treasury and Economy)
(14 debate interactions)
Lord Callanan (Conservative)
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)
(9 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
HM Treasury
(38 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(28 debate contributions)
Leader of the House
(17 debate contributions)
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Lords initiatives

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


Lord Eatwell has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

Lord Eatwell has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Latest 2 Written Questions

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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
18th Aug 2021
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportions of UK national debt were owned by (1) UK households, (2) the Bank of England, (3) overseas purchasers, (4) banks and financial houses, and (5) insurance and pension funds, in (a) 2017, (b) 2018, (c) 2019, (d) 2020, and (e) 2021.

Most of the Government’s debt is in the form of publicly traded bonds (‘gilts’). The data most recently published on the website of the Debt Management Office (DMO) covering the distribution of gilt holdings are set out in the table below:

UK households

The Bank of England

Overseas holdings

Banks and other financial institutions

Insurance and pension funds

End-2017

0.2%

24.4%

27.9%

16.0%

31.2%

End-2018

0.2%

23.8%

28.3%

15.8%

31.5%

End-2019

0.2%

23.4%

30.1%

13.3%

32.8%

End-2020

0.2%

31.6%

28.2%

12.0%

27.9%

Q1 2021

0.2%

32.5%

27.6%

11.1%

28.4%

18th Aug 2021
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the average duration of UK national debt in (1) 2017, (2) 2018, (3) 2019, (4) 2020, and (5) 2021.

Most of the Government’s debt is in the form of publicly traded bonds (‘gilts’). The average maturity of the stock of total gilts was 15.8 years at both end-December 2017 and end-December 2018, 15.9 years at end-December 2019, and 15.3 years at end-December 2020. By end-July 2021, the average maturity of the stock of total gilts had fallen to 15.2 years.