Lord Bach Portrait

Lord Bach

Labour - Life peer

2 APPG memberships (as of 4 May 2022)
Isle of Man (Manx), Legal Aid
1 Former APPG membership
British Council
Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
18th Sep 2015 - 12th May 2016
Shadow Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
8th Oct 2013 - 18th Sep 2015
Shadow Attorney General
3rd Dec 2014 - 12th Sep 2015
Shadow Spokesperson (Justice)
8th Oct 2010 - 6th Sep 2012
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
5th Oct 2008 - 6th May 2010
Lords in Waiting (HM Household)
7th Nov 2007 - 5th Jun 2009
Draft Legal Services Bill (Joint Committee)
23rd May 2006 - 25th Jul 2006
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Farming, Food and Sustainable Energy)
10th May 2005 - 5th May 2006
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Procurement)
12th Jun 2001 - 10th May 2005

Select Committee Meeting
Monday 6th June 2022
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 13th June 2022
Select Committee Meeting
Monday 20th June 2022
Division Votes
Wednesday 27th April 2022
Judicial Review and Courts Bill
voted Aye - in line with the party majority
One of 96 Labour Aye votes vs 0 Labour No votes
Tally: Ayes - 219 Noes - 229
Monday 16th May 2022
Social Welfare Law Cases: Legal Aid
My Lords, I thank the Minister for his Answer. I acknowledge the work done in this field by the noble …
Written Answers
Monday 29th April 2019
Children in Care
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to evaluate the impact of the passing on of costs by …
Early Day Motions
None available
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MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Lord Bach has voted in 215 divisions, and 1 time against the majority of their Party.

16 Mar 2022 - Health and Care Bill - View Vote Context
Lord Bach 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
Baroness Williams of Trafford (Conservative)
Minister of State (Home Office)
(8 debate interactions)
Lord Paddick (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
(5 debate interactions)
Lord Stewart of Dirleton (Conservative)
Advocate General for Scotland
(3 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Justice
(10 debate contributions)
Home Office
(9 debate contributions)
Scotland Office
(7 debate contributions)
Department of Health and Social Care
(1 debate contributions)
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Lord Bach, 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 Bach has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Lord Bach has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

Lord Bach has not introduced any legislation before Parliament

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

Lord Bach has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament