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My Lords, I declare my interest as an adviser to IFM, which is a shareholder in Manchester Airports Group, but also as someone who I think has had this virus so I know what it is like. Of course everyone will understand the concern that there is to minimise infections in future, but because of that it is extremely important that we in this House—but also the public more widely—see and...
At the risk of prolonging this, does my noble friend accept that one of the reasons the cost of offshore wind has fallen so much is that there was a subsidy that enabled the unit cost of installing it to fall? Something similar could happen with tidal power. This country is uniquely equipped with the natural resource to develop something capable of being exported very widely and generating a...
My Lords, I draw attention to my interests in the register, including as co-founder of a start-up with my noble friend Lady Finn. It is a great pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Brooke. He and I had dealings some 30 years ago when I was Financial Secretary and he was leading the Inland Revenue Staff Federation. He was calm, courteous and moderate then, as he is in your Lordships’...
Entered the House of Lords on 26 May 2015
Previously MP for Horsham until 30 March 2015 — General election
Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election
Also represented Horsham; North Warwickshire
Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.
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