The Earl of Arran

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Second Reading (Continued) 30 Jan 2018

    My Lords, it is indeed late and I will be brief, but I want to talk on a topic on which there was some discussion in another place, namely the environment; not the political environment, thank goodness, but the climatic environment. At this point, I need to declare an interest in that my wife has family farming interests in Devon. We all know that the countryside contains wonderful...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) 26 Jun 2017

    My Lords, in 2015 a former Conservative Party chairman said: “Bureaucratic pen-pushers seem content to think it is OK to leave people in the countryside in the internet slow lane”. The former Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced in November 2015 a proposal to introduce a universal service obligation to give people the legal right to a 10 megabits per second connection no matter where...
  • Assisted Dying - Question for Short Debate 6 Mar 2017

    My Lords, together with the noble Baroness, Lady Jay, I first visited Oregon some 12 years ago as part of this House’s consideration of assisted dying. Back then it was the sole state in the US to have legalised assisted dying for the terminally ill. Since then, as has already been said, Oregon has been joined by Washington, Montana, Vermont, Colorado and even the District of Columbia. Most...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1983

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Communications Committee (11 Jun 2015 to 12 May 2016)
  • Member, Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee (16 May 2013 to 6 Nov 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Regulators (23 Nov 2006 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Committee on the Assisted Dying for the terminally ill Bill (30 Nov 2004 to 7 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Refreshment Sub Committee (23 Nov 1994 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (10 Oct 1994 to 8 Nov 1995)
  • Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (10 Oct 1994 to 12 Jan 1995)


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