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Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay

Conservative - Life peer

Became Member: 8th October 2019

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Culture, Media and Sport)

(since February 2023)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay is not a member of any APPGs
Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
12th Dec 2022 - 20th Feb 2023
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
30th Oct 2022 - 6th Feb 2023
Communications and Digital Committee
20th Oct 2022 - 25th Oct 2022
Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)
13th Feb 2020 - 20th Sep 2022
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)
30th Sep 2021 - 20th Sep 2022
Charities Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee
22nd Jul 2021 - 18th Nov 2021
Gambling Industry Committee
29th Oct 2019 - 18th Feb 2020


Scheduled Event
Wednesday 28th February 2024
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
Legislation - Main Chamber
Media Bill - second reading
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Department Event
Wednesday 28th February 2024
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
Legislation - Main Chamber
Media Bill - second reading
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Division Votes
Tuesday 6th February 2024
Electoral Commission Strategy and Policy Statement
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 152 Conservative No votes vs 0 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 175 Noes - 159
Speeches
Thursday 8th February 2024
S4C
I certainly join my noble friend in extending our congratulations to the noble Baroness. I also agree with her on …
Written Answers
None available
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 26th May 2021
Charities Act 2022
A Bill to amend the Charities Act 2011 and the Universities and College Estates Act 1925; and for connected purposes
MP Financial Interests
None available

Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay has voted in 520 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 Clement-Jones (Liberal Democrat)
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Science, Innovation and Technology)
(78 debate interactions)
Lord Bassam of Brighton (Labour)
Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport)
(74 debate interactions)
Baroness Merron (Labour)
Opposition Whip (Lords)
(56 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(106 debate contributions)
Ministry of Justice
(34 debate contributions)
Leader of the House
(14 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Online Safety Act 2023
(119,854 words contributed)
Domestic Abuse Bill 2019-21
(23,422 words contributed)
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Lords initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.


2 Bills introduced by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay


A Bill to make provision about the security of public electronic communications networks and public electronic communications services.

This Bill received Royal Assent on 17th November 2021 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to amend the Charities Act 2011 and the Universities and College Estates Act 1925; and for connected purposes

This Bill received Royal Assent on 24th February 2022 and was enacted into law.

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament