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Lord Flight

Conservative Peer

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A selection of Lord Flight's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 9 Jan 2020

    My Lords, I refer to my interests in the register. This is, to my mind, an excellent document and the Government are to be congratulated on getting it out so promptly. I strongly agree with the points on education and productivity made by the noble Lord, Lord Griffiths, and the noble Baroness, Lady Bull. The one problem I see with the document is that I cannot see that it can all be...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 17 Oct 2019

    My Lords—
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) 16 Oct 2019

    My Lords, I want to talk about the constitution of Brexit, but I first make the point that my noble friend Lord Lilley is one of the few Members of this House who has been involved with all the technical issues, going back to our early days of membership, and, I think, knows more than most people and is well worth listening to. I agree very much with everything that he had to say. Forty-five...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 January 2011

Previously MP for Arundel and South Downs until 11 April 2005 — did not stand for re-election

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

Party was Conservative until 24 Mar 2005; Independent until 11 Apr 2005

Also represented Arundel and South Downs


Currently held offices

  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Lords) (since 30 Oct 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Finance Bill Sub-Committee (10 Jan 2017 to 17 Mar 2017)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (8 Jun 2015 to 1 Jul 2019)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Deputy Chairman (Special Envoy To the City), Conservative Party (17 Mar 2005 to 29 Mar 2005)
  • Deputy Chair, Conservative Party (1 Dec 2004 to 1 Mar 2005)
  • Special Envoy To the City of London, Economic Affairs (9 Sep 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary To the Treasury, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 9 Sep 2004)
  • Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury (23 Jul 2002 to 1 Dec 2004)
  • Member, Social Security Committee (20 Jul 1998 to 26 Jul 1999)
  • Member, Environment Sub-committee (15 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)
  • Member, Environment, Transport & Regional Affairs Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 20 Jul 1998)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — well above average amongst Lords. See all Lord Flight’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very high number of messages sent via during 2005, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 64.47% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 190 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.

1. Remunerated directorships
Investec Asset Management Ltd*:-
Investec Asset Management associated companies:-
Investec Global Strategy Fund Ltd.
Investec International Accumulation Fund Ltd.
Other remunerated directorships
Director, Avebury Asset Management Limited; specialist bond fund management company.
Chairman, ACM European Enhanced Income PLC; closed-ended investment trust investing in high yielding European bonds, managed by Alliance Capital.
Director, Durlacher Corporation PLC; investment bank.
Non-remunerated directorships
*Investec Asset Management Ltd subsidiaries and associated companies:-
Director, Gulf Overseas Investment Fund Limited.
Investec Select Funds PLC (Ireland).
Investec Investment Management Ltd.
Halliday Flight Halliday Ltd.
2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Consultant to PIMA; investment management industry PEPs and ISAs representative company.
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
In my capacity as Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party, as Special Envoy to the City of London, I receive administrative support between October 2004 and April 2005 from the H R Smith Group of companies. (Registered 12 January 2005)
8. Land and Property
Ski chalet in France, beneficially owned, rented out for holiday lets.
Flat in London, from which rental income is received.
Flat let in West Sussex, from which rental income is received.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(a) Halliday Flight Halliday Ltd; small, family property company.
(b) Imparo Limited; quoted venture capital business providing educational software
Durlacher plc; investment bank, Stock Exchange listed.
Drivetec (UK) Limited; unquoted venture capital business specialising in research and development for improved car engine performance.

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