Lord Kimball

Former Conservative Peer

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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A selection of Lord Kimball's votes

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Recent appearances

  • Rural Communities: Prince's Countryside Fund — Debate 7 Oct 2010

    My Lords, I must declare an interest as deputy president of the Countryside Alliance. As Prince Charles has said, the countryside is a delicately woven tapestry: start pulling out the threads and the whole will unravel very rapidly. In the Yorkshire Dales, the Cumbrian Fells and the hills of Scotland and Wales, most farmers last year made an average loss of £3,000. Farmers and farm workers...
  • Written Answers — House of Lords: Treasure Act 4 Dec 2007

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What will be the impact on (a) the voluntary recording of archaeological finds by the Portable Antiquities Scheme, and (b) the operation of the Treasure Act 1996 if the scheme's budget is reduced to the same extent that the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council's budget is being cut.
  • Climate Change Bill [HL] 27 Nov 2007

    My Lords, I declare an interest in that I am the deputy chairman of the Countryside Alliance, which has been carrying out a major exercise on fly-tipping, an important part of the Bill. I agree with my noble friend Lady Byford that this all seems a bit far away from our point of view. Carbon emissions should be reduced by 2050 to 60 per cent below those of 1990. It is of very little interest...

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Profile

Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1985

Left the House of Lords on 26 March 2014 — Died

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (14 Nov 2007 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (20 Nov 2002 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee (1 Dec 1999 to 8 Nov 2006)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (31 Oct 1996 to 30 Nov 2000)
  • Member, House of Lords Offices Committee (6 Jul 1987 to 17 Oct 1996)

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