Lord Cormack

Former Conservative Peer

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Profile

Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 21 December 2010

Previously MP for South Staffordshire until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Left the House of Lords on 25 February 2024

Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election

Also represented South Staffordshire; Staffordshire South West; Cannock

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Education and Skills
  • Northern Ireland
  • Home Department
  • School Funding
  • Correspondence
  • Works of Art (Indemnities)
  • Sentencing (Averages)
  • Zimbabwe

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Environment Sub-Committee ( 2 Jun 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • Member, Lord Speaker's Advisory Panel on Works of Art (24 Oct 2019 to 24 Feb 2024)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) ( 9 Jul 2015 to 24 Feb 2024)
  • Member, EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee (19 Jun 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Liaison Committee ( 1 Nov 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (20 Jul 2005 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (18 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 20 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Northern Ireland Affairs Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 18 Jul 2005)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (11 Jul 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Dec 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Standing Orders Committee (24 Oct 2001 to 5 May 2005)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (17 Jan 2001 to 11 May 2001)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (30 Jul 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Parliamentary Privilege (Joint Committee) (30 Jul 1997 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, Modernisation of the House of Commons Committee ( 4 Jun 1997 to 30 Jul 1997)
  • Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons ( 1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Shadow Minister (Constitutional Affairs) ( 1 Jun 1997 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, National Heritage Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 23 Nov 1992)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): New Building Sub-Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (19 Jul 1983 to 1 Jan 2000)
  • Member, Education, Science & Arts Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services) Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 22 Oct 1991)
  • Member, House of Commons (Services): Accomodation & Administration Sub-Committee ( 3 May 1979 to 30 Oct 1990)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) ( 5 Nov 1970 to 8 Apr 2010)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Sir Edward Heath: Operation Conifer - Question for Short Debate 17 Jan 2024

    Will my noble friend, at the very least, do as the noble Lord, Lord Lexden, requested and give the Home Secretary a copy of this debate, and underline how unanimous the general sentiment in this House was? Will he do one other thing? Will he ask the Home Secretary to receive a deputation of Members of your Lordships’ House who have taken part in this debate?
  • Sir Edward Heath: Operation Conifer - Question for Short Debate 17 Jan 2024

    It a privilege to take part in this debate and I begin by adding my thanks to those of others to my noble friend Lord Lexden. He has been persistent and tenacious, and time and again he has raised this matter on the Floor of your Lordships’ House. Time and again we have had answers from the Minister on duty at the time, including the present Chief Whip when she was Home Office Minister,...
  • BBC: Funding - Question 17 Jan 2024

    My Lords—

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