Lord Robathan

Conservative Peer

A selection of Lord Robathan’s votes

See full list of topics voted on

We have lots more plain English analysis of Lord Robathan’s voting record on issues like health, welfare, taxation and more. Visit Lord Robathan’s full vote analysis page for more.

Recent appearances

  • Armed Forces: Troop Levels - Question 21 Sep 2023

    Does my noble friend not understand that one of the problems with serving in the Armed Forces at the moment is a perception that they are in part of a declining industry? This is not a new thing, but we are actually declining the Armed Forces at the moment by shrinking them. This is completely nuts. Does my noble friend consider that perhaps the new Secretary of State may take a look at this...
  • Hereditary Peers By-election - Announcement 20 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I congratulate the noble Lords, Lord Meston and Lord De Clifford, and hope they contribute well to this House, notwithstanding the excellent and amusing comments of the noble Lord Grocott. I will also say—I am not a hereditary Peer myself—that the hereditary element in this House, elected now in some quaint way, in fact contributes a great deal more than many of us life Peers.
  • Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill - Committee: Amendment 5 12 Sep 2023

    My Lords, I note that almost all the speeches have been in favour of this amendment. That is because it is about conservation. I am a conservationist—I think everyone who has spoken is a conservationist—but this Bill, which my amendment aims to improve, is not about conservation. I find that very distressing—I really do. The two noble Baronesses on the Front Bench said that they had...

More of Lord Robathan’s recent appearances

RSS feed (?)


Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 November 2015

Previously MP for South Leicestershire until 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Also represented South Leicestershire; Blaby


Topics of interest

  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Trade and Industry
  • Transport
  • Zimbabwe
  • Iraq
  • Royal Navy
  • Electoral Registration
  • Caravans

Currently held offices

  • Member, National Security Strategy (Joint Committee) (since 31 Jan 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, International Agreements Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee ( 5 Jun 2018 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Trade Union Political Funds and Political Party Funding Committee (28 Jan 2016 to 29 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) ( 3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Select Committee) ( 3 Nov 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office ( 7 Oct 2013 to 15 Jul 2014)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence ( 6 Sep 2012 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (17 May 2010 to 6 Sep 2012)
  • Member, Committee of Selection (14 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Administration Committee (14 Dec 2005 to 12 Jul 2007)
  • Opposition Deputy Chief Whip (Commons) (10 Dec 2005 to 6 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Defence) ( 1 Jul 2004 to 10 Dec 2005)
  • Member, International Development Committee ( 8 Dec 2003 to 8 Nov 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) ( 1 Jun 2003 to 30 Oct 2003)
  • Shadow Spokesperson (Trade and Industry) ( 1 Jun 2002 to 1 Jun 2003)
  • Member, International Development Committee (14 Jul 1997 to 19 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Employment Committee (27 Apr 1992 to 19 Apr 1994)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Mar 2015.

8. Land and Property
Farm in Leicestershire, including rented residential property, from which income is received.

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

More about the register

Note for journalists and researchers: The data on this page may be used freely, on condition that TheyWorkForYou.com is cited as the source.

This data was produced by TheyWorkForYou from a variety of sources. Voting information from Public Whip.

Profile photo: © Parliament (CC-BY 3.0)