Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton

Conservative Peer

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  • Covid-19: Vaccinations - Statement 13 Jan 2021

    My Lords, my noble friend Lord Blencathra hits the nail on the head. I add my thanks for the support of the military—my noble friend the Minister will forgive me if I sound like a pedant, but it is not just the Army but also the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. However, their support is ultimately unsustainable. Yesterday the Defence Secretary suggested that the NHS should create a...
  • Economic Update - Statement 12 Jan 2021

    My Lords, the £1.4 billion government-backed loan that easyJet announced yesterday demonstrates the perilous state of the aviation sector. Given that a higher tax rate does not always result in increased revenues, is it time to review the air passenger duty, partly to help stimulate demand but also partly, potentially, to increase revenues for the Exchequer?
  • Covid-19: “Everybody In” Scheme - Private Notice Question 11 Jan 2021

    My Lords, one particularly impressive aspect of the Everyone In programme was the opportunity it gave local authorities to deliver a wraparound programme for homeless people. What assessment has my noble friend made of the number of people who have been transitioned into a home of their own, and what opportunity might this give for the future?

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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)
  • Government Whip (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, Housing, Communities and Local Government 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)

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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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