Lord Blencathra

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Asylum Seekers: Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - Question 18 Nov 2020

    Surely these appalling allegations show that the flow of illegal immigration across the European continent is certainly not good for the migrants concerned, nor the countries through which they pass. Does my noble friend agree that it shows the wisdom of the Government’s policy of seeking to deter and discourage such illegal movement in the first place and trying to deal with the problem...
  • Asylum Seekers: Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina - Question 18 Nov 2020

    Surely these appalling allegations show that the flow of illegal immigration across the European continent is certainly not good for the migrants concerned, nor the countries through which they pass. Does my noble friend agree that it shows the wisdom of the Government’s policy of seeking to deter and discourage such illegal movement in the first place and trying to deal with the problem...
  • Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Television Licences: Fees and Charges 18 Nov 2020

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Barran on 3 November (HL9410), (1) whether they will now answer the question put, namely, which regulations set the frequency and amount of instalments by which TV licence fees can be paid; what are the prescribed (a) weekly, (b) monthly, and (c) quarterly, instalment amounts of such fees, and (2) whether there is any...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 10 March 2011

Previously MP for Penrith and The Border until 12 April 2010 — did not stand for re-election

Entered the House of Commons on 28 July 1983 — unknown

Also represented Penrith and The Border

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Health
  • Trade and Industry
  • Treasury
  • Foot and Mouth
  • Ministerial Duties
  • Departmental Events
  • Absence
  • Farming

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 7 Sep 2017)
  • Chair, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (since 7 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Communications Data Bill (Joint Committee) (28 Jun 2012 to 28 Nov 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee F - Home Affairs, Health and Education (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (16 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (29 Mar 2011 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (4 Jun 2008 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Members Estimates Committee (20 Mar 2007 to 4 Jun 2008)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Chairman, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (26 Jul 2006 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Jun 2006 to 26 Jul 2006)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Commons) (14 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (14 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Chair, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (14 Jun 2006 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2006 to 14 Jun 2006)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) (12 Jun 2006 to 14 Jun 2006)
  • Opposition Chief Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 6 Dec 2005)
  • Chief Whip, Parliament (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)
  • Member, Members Estimate Committee (29 Jan 2004 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Chief Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Shadow Chief Whip (Commons) (18 Sep 2001 to 10 May 2005)
  • Minister of State (Home Office) (27 May 1993 to 1 May 1997)
  • Minister (Department of Environment) (Environment and Countryside) (14 Apr 1992 to 26 May 1993)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (26 Jun 1989 to 15 Apr 1992)
  • Government Whip (27 Jul 1988 to 24 Jul 1989)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (18 Jun 1987 to 25 Jul 1988)
  • Member, Agriculture Committee (6 Dec 1985 to 15 May 1987)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2010.

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