Lords debates Chancellor's Spring Statement
21 March 2019
On Wednesday 20 March, members of the House of Lords debated the UK economy in light of the Spring Statement.
Members taking part included the director of the CORE Economics Education charity and the former director of UK Financial Investments Ltd.
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- Lords Library note - Spring Statement 2019: Briefing for Lords Debate
This was a general debate. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.
The debate was proposed by Lord Bates (Conservative), minister of state in the Department for International Development, who responded on behalf of the government.
Members who took part included:
- Lord Davies of Oldham (Labour), Lords Labour spokesperson in HM Treasury
- Lord Gadhia (Non-affiliated), former director of UK Financial Investments Ltd
- Baroness Kramer (Liberal Democrat), former vice president of Citibank
- Lord Leigh of Hurley (Conservative), director of City and Suburban Investments Limited
- Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court (Crossbench), director of CORE Economics Education charity
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