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My Lords, on these Benches, we welcome the Statement in so far as it goes, but we also note that it is not yet a done deal. I had the privilege to chair your Lordships’ Rural Economy Committee. We very quickly discovered that, on connectivity, rural areas have been left way behind. The Government told the committee that they have always recognised the need for rural areas to benefit as much...
My Lords, no one can doubt the passion and enthusiasm of the Minister, and I suspect that he and the committee are far closer than the Government’s response would suggest. Indeed, I suspect it is the rest of government that we need to persuade. I thank all members of the committee and all other noble Lords for their contributions to what has been a very encouraging debate, in the sense of...
My Lords, given the current political turmoil, it is tempting to confine my remarks to just one of the issues in our report that will have a huge impact on the rural economy, namely Brexit. While I can see no good news for the rural economy coming from Brexit, not least from a no-deal Brexit, I am sure your Lordships will be pleased that I shall avoid the temptation. However, I am reminded of...
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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