The Earl of Courtown

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

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Occupational Pensions: Tax Allowances 8 Oct 2019

    An error has been identified in the written answer given on 09 September 2019. The correct answer should have been: It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member. HMRC publishes estimates of the cost of pension tax relief which is available in table 6 of HM Revenue and Customs...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Cybercrime: Government Departments 8 Oct 2019

    The government takes supply chain security seriously. The requirement to understand and manage cyber security issues arising from a department’s supply chain is detailed in Item 1 of the Minimum Cyber Security Standard. The use of Cyber Essentials in government procurement is set out in Policy Procurement Notice 09/14. Use of Cyber Essentials demonstrates a supplier has taken necessary...
  • Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Ministerial Policy Advisers: Dismissal 8 Oct 2019

    In line with the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010, special advisers operate under the authority of their appointing Minister. Therefore, special advisers in No 10 Act under the authority of the Prime Minister. Section 8 of the 2010 Act also allows special advisers to exercise any power in relation to the management of another special adviser if permitted by the Code of Conduct...

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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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