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Sir Tony LLOYD

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House of Commons
GB - SW1A OAA - London
United Kingdom

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Vice-Chairperson: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 25/01/2021
  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group from 26/06/2020 to 24/01/2021
  • Vice-Chairperson: Socialist Group from 21/01/2002 to 01/10/2007
  • Member: Socialist Group from 03/04/2000 to 20/01/2002

In the Assembly

  • since 26/06/2020 Representative - United Kingdom
  • from 08/11/2001 to 01/10/2007 Representative - United Kingdom
  • from 03/04/2000 to 07/11/2001 Substitute - United Kingdom

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 26/06/2020)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on the implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (since 22/03/2021)
  • Alternate of Mr Virendra SHARMA (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 25/01/2021)
  • Alternate of Sir Christopher CHOPE (Full Member): Sub-Committee on External Relations (since 04/02/2021)


Last speeches

22/04/2021 | 11:14:21 Thank you very much. Let me give my thanks first of all to Mr Jacques MAIRE for what is an excellent technical report. It lays out the legal position in a very clinical and very sensible fashion. I hope our colleagues from the Russian Federation will look very carefully at this report. This isn't an anti-Russian report. In actual fact it's pro-Russian. It's pro- a particular Russian, which is Mr Alexei Navalny. But it's actually about the way Russia operates as, one would hope, a country that... 20/04/2021 | 16:09:36 And can I begin by thanking very strongly Mr Georgios KATROUGKALOS for his excellent report and also in a very non-formulaic, a very real way, my appreciation of the work over many years, of Angel GURRÍA, the Secretary-General of the OECD. It is important we do record that Mr GURRÍA, not simply to be formulaic, but because I hope that the culture that you have established at the OECD will continue into the future because that is what you have established but that is what is so important for... 27/01/2021 | 18:51:09 Thank you. I'm grateful for this opportunity. Can I begin by saying this: that if the core function of the Council of Europe is to ensure that democracy, the rule of law and human rights are upheld, we can never allow the law to be put into contradiction with democracy. It's fundamental to any kind of functioning democracy that there's the right to dissent, the right to challenge, the right to disagree. I can't think of how my work as a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom could have...