the Earl of Courtown

Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords)

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  • Bilateral Trade: Sudan - Question 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, the Department for International Trade has a dedicated presence in east Africa to promote trade and investment, and works with DfID and the FCO to support UK businesses there. We welcome the lifting of US economic sanctions, and are tracking emergent opportunities. However, political and economic factors make Sudan a challenging place to do business. The need for reform is central...
  • Bilateral Trade: Sudan - Question 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, FCO and DIT officials are in contact with the Sudanese Government and providing relevant support ahead of the event in December. Following the lifting of sanctions, we are monitoring opportunities as they develop across a number of sectors including agriculture, tech, healthcare, infrastructure, energy, mining, manufacturing and oil and gas, while continuing to encourage reform...
  • Bilateral Trade: Sudan - Question 16 Nov 2017

    My Lords, the noble Baroness makes a very good point. Part of the dialogue between the UK Government and Sudan involves the promotion of employment and rights with women and with children.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1975

Currently held offices

  • Member, Finance Committee (Lords) (since 1 Sep 2016)
  • Captain of the Queen's Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard (HM Household) (Deputy Chief Whip, House of Lords) (since 17 Jul 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (14 May 2015 to 17 Jul 2016)
  • Member, Digital Skills Committee (12 Jun 2014 to 4 Feb 2015)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 4 Feb 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (17 Oct 2011 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, Hybrid Instruments Committee (Lords) (6 Dec 1999 to 11 May 2001)

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