Lord Robathan

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2022 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 21 Jun 2022

    My Lords, the moral dilemma of abortion is a fraught and complex one in which I do not intend to get too involved. In this country, it raises great passions; in the United States of America, it brings about conflict and leads to shootings, which I think we all regret. But it is the termination of life. Personally, I believe that abortion is often necessary; it may be necessary for a great...
  • Industrial Action on the Railways - Statement 20 Jun 2022

    My Lords, I am a great supporter of the railways and use them the whole time—in fact, I used them today. I am also a believer, contrary to what some opposite might think, in everybody deserving a decent day’s pay for a decent day’s work, and I think the unions have a role to play in that. However, this strike is politically motivated: the pronouncements of Lynch and others show that to...
  • Industrial Action on the Railways - Statement 20 Jun 2022

    As we are all having a second bite at the cherry, if my noble friend believes that the strike is politically motivated—some of the comments from union leaders have been very political, such as “Get the Tories out”, and that is one of the nicer ones—does she expect these strikes to be repeated every other day, perhaps every month, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays? If it is...

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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

Expenses

Topics of interest

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

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.

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