Former Conservative Peer
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My Lords, I am glad to follow my noble friend Lady Byford, and warmly to congratulate my noble friends Lady Wilcox-both on her speech and on her appointment to the Government-and Lord Henley. I am extremely grateful that, for medical reasons, I am speaking much earlier in the debate than my economic knowledge justifies. I apologise for the fact that, for sensible reasons, I shall not be...
The noble Lord's remarks are pertinent, but I am sure he will instantly recognise that they cut both ways. If the necessary records are to some extent already being kept, it is not asking too much for the records that are required by the amendments to be kept. We as a country will hold our heads higher for being seen to have a system of control, even given what I entirely accept are the...
My Lords, I should like very succinctly to support these amendments and the points that have been made. I start by endorsing the point of my noble friend Lord Goodlad that the noble Lord, Lord Bach, has always been unfailingly courteous. I am sure he will give this careful consideration and we shall listen most carefully to what he has to say. The dangers and corrosive effects of bribery have...
Former Conservative Peer
Entered the House of Lords on 4 July 2005
Previously MP for North East Bedfordshire until 14 May 2001 — General election
Left the House of Lords on 30 August 2010 — Died
Positions held at time of appointment: Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead, 1979-1983, Mid Bedfordshire, 1983-1997 and North East Bedfordshire, 1997-2001. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health and Social Security, 1986-1987; Solicitor General, 1987-1992; Attorney General, 1992-1997. (from Number 10 press release)
Entered the House of Commons on 3 May 1979 — General election
Also represented North East Bedfordshire; Mid Bedfordshire; Hemel Hempstead
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
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