Viscount Hailsham

Conservative Peer

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  • Procedure and Privileges Committee - Motion to Take Note 5 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I rise briefly to support the amendment tabled by my noble friend Lord Forsyth and, if necessary, either of the amendments in the names of my noble friends Lord Taylor of Holbeach and Lord Young of Cookham. I declare an interest, although I do understand that in doing so, I might induce some of your Lordships to vote for the substantive Motion. This House contains many Members for...
  • Money Laundering Regulations: Politically Exposed Persons - Question 5 Jul 2022

    My Lords, may I reinforce the Question asked by the noble Baroness, Lady Hayter? Over the last few years, I have received well over a dozen highly intrusive requests under the money laundering regulations. As a consequence, I studied both the regulations and the guidance, and I was in correspondence with Andrew Bailey when he was at the FCA and saw one of his senior officials. The plain truth...
  • Bill of Rights - Statement 23 Jun 2022

    My Lords, I have a great deal of sympathy for the general position articulated by my noble and learned friend, and I expressed my reasons earlier. If we transfer to the Supreme Court the role of the ultimate arbiter of the convention rights, what impact does that have on obligations overseas and international obligations we have already undertaken? Would he give this House, either today or...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 November 2015

Previously MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election

Also represented Sleaford and North Hykeham; Grantham

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Deputy Prime Minister
  • House of Commons Commission
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Health
  • Local Government Finance
  • Railtrack
  • Caythorpe Court
  • Pilgrim Hospital
  • Boston (Neurology Waiting Times)
  • Special Immigration Appeals Commission

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee (21 Apr 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Justice Committee (20 Apr 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (16 Jul 1997 to 2 Mar 1998)
  • Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (5 Jul 1995 to 1 May 1997)
  • Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (2 Nov 1990 to 5 Jul 1995)
  • Minister of State (Department of Trade and Industry) (24 Jul 1989 to 1 Nov 1990)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department (10 Sep 1986 to 26 Jul 1989)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (22 Feb 1983 to 10 Oct 1984)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (3 May 1979 to 24 May 1982)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.
Barrister in current practice.
Fee of £5,419.08 inclusive of VAT, from Legal Aid in capacity as a barrister. Hours worked: 38½. (Registered 14 July 2009)
Fee of £7,771.13 inclusive of VAT, from Legal Aid in capacity as a barrister, in respect of work done mainly in 2008 and March 2009. Hours worked: 105½ (Registered 24 September 2009)
Fee of £8,555.33 inclusive of VAT, from Legal Aid in capacity as a barrister, in respect of 55 hours work on a case. (Registered 13 October 2009)
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
Name of donor: Ken Costa
Address of donor : private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at the Carlton Club Political Dinner, London, value £1700
Date of receipt of donation: 22 September 2009
Date of acceptance of donation: 22 September 2009
Donor status: individual
(Registered 22 October 2009)
8. Land and Property
I am the owner of three properties in London which I have let to tenants.
50 acres of agricultural land in Lincolnshire.
9. Registrable shareholdings
(b) Foreign and Colonial.
(b) Henderson TR Pacific Investment Trust.
(b) Foreign and Colonial Eurotrust Investment Trust.
(b) Fidelity Special Values Investment Trust.
(b) Henderson Far East Income
(b) Hansa A Investment Trust

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