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My Lords, I join in the congratulations to the noble Baroness, Lady Hayman of Ullock, and my noble friend Lord Sarfraz on their maiden speeches, which I much enjoyed. I hope they enjoy this House as much as I have. I also hope they listened to my noble friend Lord Cavendish of Furness, who gave a slight word of warning that we have lost many of our friends in the other place, and we have not...
I think that my noble friend the Minister would accept that these measures being taken to combat the pandemic have to involve a trade-off with what happens in the economy. If we go back to the original decision to lock down the economy totally in March, if someone had made the point at that stage that it would result in 70% of our businesses shutting down completely for three months with the...
My Lords, if I was diagnosed with coronavirus today and subsequently recovered or showed no symptoms over the next couple of weeks, in 27 days I might get knocked over by a bus and killed, and that would be registered as a Covid-related death. My question to my noble friend is this: why are we including all these deaths that are nothing to do with Covid in the overall statistics that we...
Entered the House of Lords on 28 June 2005
Previously MP for Epsom and Ewell until 14 May 2001 — General election
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Epsom and Ewell, 1978-2001. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Procurement, 1986-1987; Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, 1987-1988; Minister of State for the Armed Forces, 1988-1993. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 27 April 1978 — unknown
Also represented Epsom and Ewell
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
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