Lord Mancroft

Conservative Peer

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Second Reading: Amendment to the Motion 19 Oct 2020

    My Lords, I would not dream of questioning the judgment of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Judge, in matters of the law—of course I would not—but I would say that the rule of law, as a matter of principle, is as important to me as it is to any noble Lord, however learned. However, like many legal matters, it is a question of fact and degree. I am not a lawyer but I have been involved in...
  • Medicines and Medical Devices Bill - Second Reading 2 Sep 2020

    My Lords, the purpose of the Bill before us today is set out very clearly in the Long Title and few could disagree with the Government’s objectives. Indeed, the Bill had a relatively untroubled passage through the other place. However, I am slightly confused. At least part of the motivation for improving the law and regulation in this area was the subject of the review of the safety of...
  • Parliamentary Constituencies Bill - Second Reading 27 Jul 2020

    My Lords, I welcome this Bill to address the inconsistencies in the composition of constituencies. I shall keep my remarks as brief as I can in view of the inordinate length of the speakers’ list. It is ridiculous that in a modern, vibrant democracy, we still operate elections to the House of Commons based on data from 2000, and 2001-03 in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Your...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1987

Currently held offices

  • Member, Gambling Industry Committee (since 3 Oct 2019)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (since 1 Jul 2019)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Licensing Act 2003 Committee (25 May 2016 to 4 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Administration and Works Committee (Lords) (25 Nov 2009 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Draft Gambling Bill (Joint Committee) (9 Sep 2003 to 22 Jul 2004)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (11 Dec 2002 to 14 Nov 2007)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (1 Dec 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Works of Art Committee (Lords) (23 Nov 1999 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Select Committee on Broadcasting (1 Jun 1992 to 8 Nov 1995)

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