Lord Purvis of Tweed Portrait

Lord Purvis of Tweed

Liberal Democrat - Life peer

Became Member: 13th September 2013

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Trade)

(since October 2016)

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (International Development)

(since January 2021)

Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

(since October 2021)

European Affairs Committee
14th Apr 2021 - 31st Jan 2023
International Relations and Defence Committee
25th May 2016 - 28th Jan 2021
Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Energy and Climate Change)
1st Jun 2015 - 7th Sep 2015


Division Voting information

During the current Parliament, Lord Purvis of Tweed has voted in 460 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 Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative)
Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)
(239 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Home Office
(122 debate contributions)
Scotland Office
(82 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Trade Bill 2019-21
(38,049 words contributed)
Northern Ireland Protocol Bill 2022-23
(20,642 words contributed)
National Security Act 2023
(20,603 words contributed)
United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020
(14,856 words contributed)
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Lords initiatives

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


2 Bills introduced by Lord Purvis of Tweed


A Bill to make provision for a convention to consider the constitution of the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes

Lords - 60%

Last Event - Committee: 1st Sitting : House Of Lords
Friday 11th December 2015

A Bill to make provision for a convention to consider the constitution of the United Kingdom; and for connected purposes

Lords - 20%

Last Event - 1st Reading
Thursday 17th June 2021
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Lord Purvis of Tweed has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Lord Purvis of Tweed has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament