4th November 2022

Lord Alderdice appointed Honorary Professor of Practice

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has appointed Lord Alderdice an Honorary Professor of Practice at the University where he will be continuing his work with the Global Humanity for Peace Institute. UWTSD not only has three major campuses at Lampeter, Carmarthen and Swansea but has extended beyond Wales with campuses in Birmingham and in London, where Lord Alderdice …

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10th September 2022

Lord Alderdice pays tribute to Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Lord Alderdice speaking in the House of Lords on Saturday 10 September 2022 pays tribute to Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. My Lords, it is a truism of politics generally—and, no doubt, of your Lordships’ House—that it is easier to make a long speech than a short one. In respect of Her late Majesty, all of us could speak …

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25th February 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Speech in an emergency debate in the House of Lords on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, on Friday 25 February 2022 – Hansard Report Lord Alderdice (Liberal Democrat) My Lords, I remind the House of my interests noted in the register, particularly those at Oxford with the Changing Character of War Centre and the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict. …

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20th June 2021

Why do the innocent suffer?

Sermon preached by Lord Alderdice to Shelswell Benefice at the church of St Michael and All Angels, Fringford on Sunday 20th June 2021 Readings: Job 38: 1 – 11 and Mark 4: 35 – 41.  I have long felt an identification with the Belfast boy, C.S. Lewis, whose early years were spent in Little Lea, a lovely house near to …

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