the Countess of Mar

Deputy Chairman of Committees


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  • Schools: Gardening - Question 24 Apr 2017

    My Lords, there is an amazing pool of ignorance among children and young people as to where their food comes from. I am not talking about vegetables in this case but milk, eggs, cheese and meat. In most cities there are now city farms, and farms are very willing to accommodate children and young people to show them where their food comes from, so would the Minister encourage this practice?
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 28 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord O’Shaughnessy on 7 March (HL5683), whether the proposal submitted for chronic fatigue, for which there is no current classification, includes the current classification for G93.3 – post-viral fatigue syndrome and benign myalgic encephalomyelitis; and whether it is intended that those definitions will be...
  • Written Answers — Department of Health: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 28 Mar 2017

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government upon what scientific basis the Expert Reference Group for the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCPMH), in publishing their guide on Commissioning for Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS), based their decision that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) should be categorised as a functional somatic disorder, given that the...

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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, 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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