Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
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My Lords, it is late but I would love to rebut some of the Minister’s remarks about rerunning arguments, swathes of evidence, frustrating delays, uncertainty and so on. If he looks at the Ministry of Justice’s own figures over the last 10 years, judicial review took on average between 9.3 and 13 months. I can compare that with many merits-based cases that have taken considerably...
Wow, my Lords, what a tour de force. Some time ago, we were debating the last string of amendments, during which the Minister sought to achieve the impossible and, according to the noble Lord, Lord Whitty, almost succeeded. In moving Amendment 29A, which is in my name and that of my noble friend Lord Clement-Jones, I am going to ask the Minister not to achieve the impossible, but merely to...
My Lords, the Vehicle Certification Agency is our national approval authority for new road vehicles and it is involved with EU policy formulation. Its approval certificates are recognised without question throughout the EU, bringing enormous access benefits to our vehicle manufacturers. What future do the Government see for the VCA’s activities post Brexit and what do the car...
Liberal Democrat Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 5 November 2015
Previously MP for Bath until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Also represented Bath
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Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
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