Earl Attlee

Conservative Peer

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1991

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Services Committee ( 1 Sep 2016 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) ( 8 Jun 2015 to 31 Aug 2016)
  • Member, Partnerships (Prosecution) (Scotland) Bill Special Public Bill Committee (22 Jan 2013 to 13 Feb 2013)
  • Lords Spokesperson (Department for Transport) (13 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
  • Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) (11 May 2010 to 8 Apr 2014)
  • - Shadow Minister (Maritime and Shipping), Shadow Minister ( 8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Maritime & Shipping), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Transport (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (15 Jan 2007 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Transport (20 May 2005 to 16 Dec 2005)
  • Whip, Whips (17 Mar 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Spokespersons In the Lords, Economic Affairs (22 Feb 2005 to 20 May 2005)
  • Shadow Minister, Economic Affairs (10 May 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (10 May 2004 to 17 Mar 2005)

Recent appearances

  • Sanctions (EU Exit) (Miscellaneous Amendments and Revocations) Regulations 2024 - Motion to Approve 24 May 2024

    My Lords, I am grateful for the careful way my noble friend explained the purpose of the regulations. He touched on aluminium exports from Belarus. As I understand it, Russia exports large amounts of aluminium—though I may be wrong. Have we stopped that? Are we able to stop those exports? If we did stop them, it might have a serious effect on the price of aluminium. It is worth remembering...
  • Media Bill - Report and Third Reading: Amendment 11 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I am grateful for the contribution of all noble Lords. My noble friend the Minister called in the support of many organisations that agree with government policy, but many of them do not understand how the Section 40 arrangements work due to the absolutely brilliant campaign by the News Media Association, which I think is the best trade association ever. On the issue of wash-up, I...
  • Media Bill - Report and Third Reading: Amendment 11 23 May 2024

    My Lords, I am extremely grateful to the noble Lord for giving way; I love debating this subject with him. I made a speech in the House of Lords in which I said that I would not name a bank, because it had been extremely helpful to me. That was reported in a newspaper, which said exactly the opposite: it named the bank and quoted all the horrible things that I had said about it. Those...

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