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Twitter bio: Lord Karan Faridoon Bilimoria CBE DL - Chairman and Founder of Cobra Beer - Independent Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords and Chancellor of @unibirmingham

Affiliation: Crossbench
Join Date: 16 Jun 2006
The UK should welcome more Indian Students; my article in the Hindustan Times https://t.co/bSovznaEPw
#Brexit is going to be a game of two halves; if it happens it is game over!! I have written for @TheNewEuropean https://t.co/Z20rsmf7HI
International students are vital to UK's global influence: my article in @Telegraph https://t.co/sJmPKFx2DO @HEFCE #WeAreInternational
Britain doesn’t need to ‘take back control’ of immigration. We already have it July 31st 2017 In an article for the Guardian’s Opinion section Lord Bilimoria writes about immigration and the powers that the UK Government already possesses and discusses...
When we see we already have control on immigration, we'll see Brexit serves no purpose. My article for @guardian https://t.co/GtCLemkJZj”
In this speech, Lord Bilimoria discusses the report from the European Union Committee on Trade in Goods during and after Brexit. He draws attention towards the need for exit checks at all UK borders, and also stresses the lack of clarity from the gover...
In this speech Lord Bilimoria discusses the report by the European Union Committee on UK-EU movement of people. He stresses the need to reintroduce exit checks at UK borders and highlights the issue of international students being included on UK immigr...
In this speech to the House on the day after the State Opening of Parliament Lord Bilimoria discusses the position of the UK and its economy one year on from the European referendum. He notes that Europe is currently growing faster than the UK and argu...
In this contribution to the debate Lord Bilimoria first responds to criticism of the House of Lords by the Prime Minister by stressing its importance and its ability to gather such a high degree of expertise through its members. He praises Jo Johnson, ...
In this speech to the House Lord Bilimoria notes the Steel Industry’s past and its modern connections. He notes the importance of steel in relation to the current UK economy as well as the future the industry and the wider manufacturing sector face wit...
In this contribution to a question Lord Bilimoria discusses UK exports and notes the relationship with the EU that the UK’s exports have. He stresses that trade is about more than goods and services but also about the free movement of people. He conclu...
In his contribution to the debate on the Budget Statement Lord Bilimoria discusses the proposal to increase national insurance contributions for the self-employed. He also raises questions about issues such as public spending, pensions and tax simplifi...
In this contribution to the debate on an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill Lord Bilimoria asks the Minister, Viscount Younger of Leckie, a question relating to TEF ratings. He concludes by stressing that the Government should listen a...
In this contribution to the debate on amendments to the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill Lord Bilimoria notes the permanent nature of the decision to leave the EU and argues that parliament should have a full say on the nature of the UK...
In this second debate of the day Lord Bilimoria stresses the contribution of foreign students to UK universities and their contribution of £25 billion to the UK economy. He notes the uncertainty they currently face and the effect that this uncertainty ...
In this first debate of the day on amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill Lord Bilimoria offered two contributions. In his first contribution he stressed the importance of lifelong learning and adult education and the need to encourage pr...
In this second contribution of the day Lord Bilimoria notes the effect of uncertainty stemming from the EU referendum on the universities. He stresses the contributions of the EU and foreign nationals to UK universities through both funding but also th...
In this first contribution to debates over the amendments to the bill Lord Bilimoria asks a question to Lord Strathclyde about whether the Home Secretary’s promise to give Parliament a say can be trusted. Lord Strathclyde’s response is included Europea...
Lord Bilimoria asks the Minister if he agrees that UK universities are the best in the world and states that this is due to the large number of foreigners who are academics in these institutions. Immigration  01 March 2017 Question asked by Lord Green:...
In his contributions to this debate Lord Bilimoria spoke twice. In his first contribution he notes his past and interests with regard to beer and British Pubs. He discusses the various amendments and their impacts on pubs and concludes with his full su...