Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton

Conservative Peer

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  • Ukraine - Question 7 Sep 2022

    My Lords, the training of Ukrainian soldiers here in the United Kingdom has been a tremendous success and we are about to reach our initial limit. Further to the question asked by the noble and gallant Lord, Lord Houghton, I should declare my interest as director of reserves at United Kingdom Strategic Command, and there are probably lessons for training our own reserves in what we have done...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Defence: Finance 19 Jul 2022

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the announcement that defence spending will rise to 2.5 per cent of GDP by 2030, whether they plan to provide a breakdown of estimated defence spending for each financial year from 2022 to 2030 in terms of (1) percentage of GDP, and (2) pounds sterling.
  • Afghanistan: British Special Forces - Commons Urgent Question 14 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I declare my interests as a serving member of the Army, somebody who served in Afghanistan and, perhaps most relevant, served as the Minister for the Armed Forces from 2017 to 2019. I would like simply to reassure your Lordships’ House, as somebody who is as concerned as anybody about these allegations. When they first emerged, I was deeply impressed with the thoroughness of the...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 September 2020

Previously MP for Milton Keynes North until 6 November 2019 — Dissolved for election

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Also represented Milton Keynes North; North East Milton Keynes

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Topics of interest

Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Defence
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Transport
  • Communities and Local Government
  • Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
  • Railways: Milton Keynes
  • Police
  • Territorial Army
  • Milton Keynes

Other offices held in the past

  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence (13 Jun 2017 to 12 Dec 2019)
  • The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence (8 May 2015 to 13 Jun 2017)
  • The Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury (6 Sep 2012 to 8 May 2015)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (17 Jan 2011 to 8 Mar 2011)
  • Member, International Development Committee (13 Jul 2009 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee (17 Apr 2008 to 21 May 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (International Development) (6 Jul 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Opposition Whip (Commons) (8 Nov 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Defence Committee (16 Jan 2006 to 27 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister: Housing, Planning, Local Government and the Regions Committee (12 Jul 2005 to 16 Jan 2006)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Nov 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Serving member of the Army Reserve. Payments received from the Army Pay Office, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street, Glasgow G2 8EX:
1 March 2019, received £1,499 for 11.75 days military service between 1 September 2018 and 31 January 2019. (Registered 25 March 2019)
30 June 2019, received £1,444 for 10.75 days military service between 1 February 2019 and 30 June 2019. (Registered 12 July 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Britten-Norman
Address of donor: First Floor, 11-12 St James Square, London SW1Y 4LB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for the British Grand Prix, and associated hospitality, total value £1,575

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration 06929455

(Registered 29 July 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 21 March 2019, Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd. (Updated 26 March 2019)

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