Lord Jopling

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • UK Foreign Policy in a Shifting World Order (International Relations Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 21 May 2019

    My Lords, as the noble Baroness, Lady Smith of Newnham, has said, this report is the culmination of the first three years of existence of the International Relations Committee. Noble Lords must remember that we had to fight for years to remedy the absurd situation where the House of Lords, with all the wealth of experience within its Membership, had no foreign affairs committee. I can only...
  • NATO - Motion to Take Note 2 Apr 2019

    My Lords, I begin by declaring an interest in that—except for a four-year break in the years after I came to your Lordships’ House from another place—I have served as a member of the United Kingdom delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly for 32 years, if noble Lords can believe that. I was recently vice-president of the assembly and I am currently a rapporteur to one of its...
  • Yemen: Giving Peace a Chance (International Relations Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 1 Apr 2019

    My Lords, I am afraid that I was unwell in the week the committee had its hearing on the Yemen problem, but the report we are debating demonstrates extremely well the continued horrific situation in that part of the world. I congratulate the Government on bringing forward this debate so quickly. Many noble Lords have already referred to the detail of the horrific situation that confronts us....

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1997

Currently held offices

  • Member, International Relations Committee (since 25 May 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Sub Committee C - External Affairs (17 May 2012 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C - Foreign Affairs, Defence and Development Policy (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, European Union Committee (13 Nov 2007 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs (21 Nov 2006 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Merits of Statutory Instruments Committee (17 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2003 to 1 May 2012)
  • Member, European Union Committee (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (6 Dec 1999 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (12 Jan 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Chair, Sittings of the House (Commons) Committee (9 Jul 1991 to 21 Feb 1992)
  • Member, Privileges Committee (22 Nov 1988 to 16 Mar 1992)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (17 Jun 1987 to 21 Mar 1997)
  • Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (11 Jun 1983 to 12 Jun 1987)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (Chief Whip) (5 May 1979 to 10 Jun 1983)
  • Shadow Minister (Agriculture, Fisheries and Food) (1 Mar 1975 to 1 Jul 1976)
  • Government Whip (30 Oct 1973 to 4 Mar 1974)
  • Assistant Whip (HM Treasury) (8 Nov 1971 to 30 Oct 1973)


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