Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames Portrait

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames

Liberal Democrat - Life peer

Became Member: 11th January 2011

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Justice)

(since June 2015)

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames is not a member of any APPGs
Arbitration Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
24th Jan 2024 - 27th Mar 2024
Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee
2nd Jul 2012 - 30th Mar 2015
Draft Defamation Bill (Joint Committee)
31st Mar 2011 - 12th Oct 2011


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames has voted in 399 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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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 Bellamy (Conservative)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
(30 debate interactions)
Lord Ponsonby of Shulbrede (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
(28 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Justice
(145 debate contributions)
Home Office
(81 debate contributions)
Scotland Office
(59 debate contributions)
Leader of the House
(19 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21
(18,727 words contributed)
National Security Act 2023
(18,073 words contributed)
Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022
(14,143 words contributed)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.


5 Bills introduced by Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames


Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - took place on 12 December.Committee stage - line by line examination of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled. A Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 40%

Last Event - 2nd Reading: House Of Lords
Friday 12th December 2014

A bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together or have lived together as a couple; to make provision about the property of deceased persons survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes

Commons - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Thursday 6th February 2020
(Read Debate)

A Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading : House Of Lords
Monday 13th June 2016

A Bill to provide certain protections for persons who live together as a couple or have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes.

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Thursday 4th June 2015

A Bill to provide certain protections for people who live together as a couple or who have lived together as a couple; and to make provision about the property of deceased persons who are survived by a cohabitant; and for connected purposes

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Lords
Wednesday 9th October 2013

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament