the Countess of Mar

Deputy Chairman of Committees


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Recent appearances

  • Grenfell Tower: Toxins - Private Notice Question 15 Oct 2018

    My Lords, the concentration has been on the chemical effects of the tower cladding. Does the Minister appreciate that thousands—and I mean thousands—of chemicals are involved in furniture and furnishings being burned? While the air may be clear, I understand that the soil has been contaminated, and it is not just by inhalation that people can be poisoned but also by skin...
  • Recycling - Question 9 Oct 2018

    My Lords, there is a serious problem with the recycling or disposal of larger household items, such as carpets and furniture that have had flame-retardant chemicals put on them. Many of these chemicals have now been banned, but the furniture is still in use or needs to be disposed of. The current flame retardants contain organophosphates, and I know quite a lot about them. What advice is...

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Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1975

Currently held offices

  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (since 12 Jun 2014)
  • Deputy Speaker (Lords) (since 29 Nov 2010)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 Committee (29 Jun 2017 to 13 Mar 2018)
  • Member, Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee (16 May 2013 to 12 May 2016)
  • Deputy Chairman of Committees (2 Jun 2010 to 9 May 2012)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (15 Jan 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (7 Jun 2005 to 12 Nov 2009)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (20 Nov 2003 to 7 May 2005)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D (26 Jun 2001 to 20 Nov 2003)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee C (20 Nov 1995 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (18 Nov 1982 to 6 Nov 1986)


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