Lord Prior of Brampton

Former MP


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Recent appearances

  • Opticians Act 1989 — Question for Short Debate 8 Feb 2016

    My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Newby, for bringing this subject, which is a new one for me, to our attention. I tried on a pair of adjustable-focus glasses a few days ago, and they are easy to use. The noble Lord is wearing some this evening, and although they may not be as fashionable as some pairs of glasses, I can see that they are perfectly serviceable. It is odd for us on this...
  • Opticians Act 1989 — Question for Short Debate 8 Feb 2016

    We have often been provided with reports, but that does not necessarily mean that we have read them and given them our full attention. I will ask that question. I was going through the standards committee’s concerns. Another was that individuals may incorrectly self-adjust, causing a danger to the public when driving. Another was that the sale of these products may distract the public...
  • Opticians Act 1989 — Question for Short Debate 8 Feb 2016

    I have made a promise, and that will be among my other reading material. I do not know how long the review is; we shall see. However, reading glasses are for a very specific, limited purpose, so might not lead people to think that a sight test is no longer necessary. Self-adjustable glasses, on the other hand, are for wider use, and could potentially lead people to think that their vision...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 29 May 2015

Previously MP for North Norfolk until 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Also represented North Norfolk

Currently held offices

  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (since 14 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Chief Executive & Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Jul 1999 to 7 Jun 2001)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (9 Jul 1997 to 15 Jun 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 140 debates since joining Parliament — well above average amongst Lords.
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions since joining Parliament — Ministers do not ask written questions.
  • Has voted in 86.27% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — well above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 132 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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