Lord Garnier

Conservative Peer

@EdwardGarnier

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Recent appearances

  • Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    My Lords, I thank my noble friend the Minister for his introduction to the debate. He is aware of my support for these measures and I hope that both on their own and in conjunction with similar measures in other countries, such as the United States, they will prove to be effective. If I have the slightest doubt about their effectiveness, it is based on the claims for unexplained wealth...
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    My Lords, in this short contribution I need to remind myself that, although I was the Member of Parliament for Harborough for 25 years, since 2017 that constituency has been ably and diligently represented by Neil O’Brien. His constituents are more than fortunate to have him as their MP, and I could not have wished for a better successor. Part of the constituency, the borough of Oadby and...
  • Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Leicester) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve 29 Jul 2020

    If the demographic information given by my noble friend Lord Ribeiro is correct, there needs to be some sort of framework, as there is in other countries, to explain to people why decisions taken 100 miles away in London are necessary. At the moment, for example, people have no idea of where rates of infection need to fall to for them to be released from lockdown.

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2018

Previously MP for Harborough until 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented Harborough

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Topics of interest

Lord Garnier campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Justice
  • Home Department
  • Solicitor-General
  • Health
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Prisons
  • Prisoners Release
  • Offenders
  • Prisoners
  • Prison Accommodation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Sentencing (Pre-consolidation Amendments) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (since 20 Jun 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (25 Feb 2019 to 18 Jul 2019)
  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (7 Apr 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Solicitor-General (14 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Sep 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Justice) (3 Jul 2007 to 7 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Home Affairs) (10 May 2005 to 3 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Draft Corruption Bill (Joint Committee) (10 Mar 2003 to 31 Jul 2003)
  • Shadow Attorney General (15 Jun 1999 to 18 Sep 2001)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (27 Apr 1992 to 4 Dec 1992)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 31 Jan 1995)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Queen’s Counsel in private practice.
7 November 2016 Received £1,500 exclusive of VAT. Solicitors: Cubism Law, 1 Plough Place, London EC4A 1DE. Hours: approximately 1.5 hrs on 3 August 2016. (Registered 08 November 2016)
4 January 2017, received £7,400 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Dechert, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4QQ. Hours: approximately 8 hrs between 12 April and 23 June 2016. (Registered 04 January 2017)
27 February 2017, received £8,000 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hogan Lovells International LLP, Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG. Hours: approximately 8 hrs in March and April 2016. (Registered 28 February 2017)
21 March 2017, received £350 exclusive of VAT for legal services provided. Solicitors: Hogan Lovells International LLP, Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG. Hours: approximately 30 mins on 22 July 2016. (Registered 21 March 2017)
Until further notice, I will receive £12,500 (exclusive of VAT) a month from DLA Piper LLP, 3 Noble Street, London EC2V 7EE, for legal services provided. Hours: approximately 16 hrs per month. (Updated 30 November 2015)
26 May 2016, in addition to the normal monthly payment, received £10,500 exclusive of VAT. Hours: approximately 12 hours between December 2015 and Feb 2016. (Registered 27 May 2016)
21 March 2017, in addition to the normal monthly payment, received £1,500 exclusive of VAT. Hours: approximately 1.5 hrs on 9 January 2017. (Registered 21 March 2017)
The Serious Fraud Office, 2-4 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 9BS. Payments exclusive of VAT, for legal services provided:
25 November 2016, received £1,625. Hours: approximately 6 hours in October 2016. (Registered 01 December 2016)
21 December 2016, received £500. Hours: approximately 2 hours in November 2016. (Registered 10 January 2017)
15 February 2017, received £17,333. Hours: approximately 65 hrs between November 2016 and January 2017. (Registered 20 February 2017; updated 28 February 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Professor Magdy Ishak (2) Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: (1) private (2) Nile Corniche, Boulaq, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights to a value of £1,386 (2) Accommodation, food and transport to a value of £596

Destination of visit: Egypt

Dates of visit: 16-20 March 2017

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary fact finding.

(Registered 27 March 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
From 1 November 2015, an unpaid trustee of the Prison Reform Trust. (Registered 12 November 2015)

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