Lord King of Bridgwater

Conservative Peer

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  • Parliament: Restoration and Renewal Project - Question 22 Jul 2020

    I welcome the statement by my noble friend the Minister that this is finally a matter for Parliament and not one for the Government to order. Knowing the obvious benefits of the two Houses working together in many fields, I hope that the Joint Committee which is investigating this matter recognises the importance of ensuring the closest possible co-location of the two Houses, and that in view...
  • EU: Xylella Fastidiosa - Question 8 Jul 2020

    I have seen all too closely at first hand the devastating worries over ash dieback, so my noble friend has my fullest support in ensuring that we maintain the tightest possible border biosecurity controls, otherwise the risk is quite clear: if there is a relaxation, as is suggested in Europe, it could be quite catastrophic. I hope the positive statements he has made will be carried steadily...
  • Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 4 Feb 2020

    My Lords, as I understand my noble friend’s position, she is not going to stand at the Dispatch Box and say that she is sure that all the negotiations that are now going to be conducted will go wrong. For a Minister to admit that in the House of Lords would be a remarkable headline, and if I may say so, her position is exactly right. At the moment, we hope that we will travel happily and...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 17 October 2001

Previously MP for Bridgwater until 14 May 2001 — General election

Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Bridgewater, 1970-2001. Secretary of State for the Environment, 1983; for Transport, 1983; for Employment, 1983-85; for Northern Ireland, 1985-89, for Defence, 1989-92. (from Number 10 press release)

Entered the House of Commons on 12 March 1970 — unknown

Also represented Bridgwater

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Inquiries Act 2005 Committee (16 May 2013 to 26 Feb 2014)
  • Member, Draft Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill (Joint Committee) (3 Jul 2012 to 21 Nov 2012)
  • Member, Communications and Digital Committee (23 Apr 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, BBC Charter Review Committee (24 May 2005 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (8 Dec 2003 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (11 Jul 2003 to 28 Nov 2003)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • Chair, Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (1 Jul 1994 to 1 Jul 2001)
  • The Secretary of State for Defence (28 Jul 1989 to 9 Apr 1992)
  • The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (3 Sep 1985 to 23 Jul 1989)
  • Secretary of State for Employment (16 Oct 1983 to 1 Sep 1985)
  • The Secretary of State for Transport (11 Jun 1983 to 16 Oct 1983)
  • Secretary of State for Environment (6 Jan 1983 to 10 Jun 1983)
  • Minister of State (Department of Environment) (Local Government) (6 May 1979 to 5 Jan 1983)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

1. Remunerated directorships
Electra Investment Trust PLC.
Non-executive Chairman, London International Exhibition Centre Holdings Ltd.
Non-executive Chairman, London International Exhibition Centre Ltd.
6. Overseas visits
24-26 February 2001, to Kuwait, as the guest of the Kuwaiti Government, to join in the celebrations in connection with the 10th Anniversary of their liberation from Iraq. (Registered 5 April 2001)
8. Land and Property
Farm and woodlands at Chippenham, Wiltshire.

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