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Lord Newby

Lord Newby

Richard Mark Newby

Twitter bio: Liberal Democrat Peer and Leader of Lib Dem group in House of Lords. Leeds United fan. #FBPE

Affiliation: Liberal Democrat

Join Date: 25 Sep 1997

Dick Newby

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Government now loses third vote by 20 on an amendment by former Tory Lord Chancellor Lord Mackay - who breaks a 3 l… https://t.co/1tIQSdBsUK
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Government loses second vote on WAB to stop Ministers directing judges on application of EU law by 241 to 205.
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Government defeated on EU citizens’ rights in UK by 270 to 229. Will they now fulfill their previous commitments to them?
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Debate just starting in Lords to defend rights of EU citizens in UK. My colleague Jonny Oates moving key amendment to WAB.
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About to go onto Sky News to explain why moving Lords to York would neither give Lords the legitimacy it needs nor… https://t.co/hHd49aiE8b
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I live near York and this would suit me personally. But without fundamental democratic reform, merely moving the Lo… https://t.co/9jCsoMd9NT
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Bob Maclennan was passionate about Europe, constitutional reform and social justice. I will miss him greatly. https://t.co/4r3dqnR7Lg
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We know some sectors which will be badly hit by moving away from EU rules - food and drink, all manufacturing. Whic… https://t.co/HPgMha2PtT
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RT @nickmacpherson2: Governments can and do learn from their mistakes. And so it usually takes 50 years for truly stupid policies to be rea…
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Merkel in todays FT “ The EU is our life insurance. Germany is far too small to exert geopolitical influence on its… https://t.co/GGvKr9zVGY
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About to move a Lords amendment to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to delete the ban on any possible extension of imp… https://t.co/TLY6mju4TG
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We are about to start a whole day in the Lords seeking to safeguard EU citizens' rights in the Withdrawal Agreement… https://t.co/vKCHBimLHE
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PM is a showman. Bread and circuses can be expected as the staple of this Government. Bring on the Festival of Brex… https://t.co/LW8uQS0mwl
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About to start Second Reading of Withdrawal Agreement Bill in Lords. 74 speakers - but will Government accept any o… https://t.co/UMJ70dkz0i
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UK participation in Erasmus under serious threat despite multiple Tory assurances before election that we would rem… https://t.co/JQ30r0WA8O
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As Withdrawal Agreement Bill comes to Lords, we will not block it but seek to put back in provisions on child refug… https://t.co/T4ZzWMa8UO
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Johnson repeats support for Canada- style trade agreement. This is very very bad news for the services sector. Does… https://t.co/Z3OFcL8AUu
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How can anyone believe Jeremy Corbyn gets ‘10 out of 10’ for leadership, far less also believe they have the judgem… https://t.co/7JMCyc8HSq