The Earl of Dundee

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

  • His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh - Motion for an Humble Address 12 Apr 2021

    My Lords, along with your Lordships, I send my condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family. I got to know His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh when over several years he came to stay with us in Scotland to take part in a local carriage driving event. Although he was by then already in his late 70s, needless to say, he was undaunted by the challenges of the terrain, and with...
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Exhaust Emissions 31 Mar 2021

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to develop (1) ultra light, and (2) very light, rail to achieve decarbonised transport; what assessment they have made of the (a) efficiency, and (b) longevity, of rail vehicles as compared with road vehicles; and what is their timetable for investment into light rail in urban locations, as well as on branch railway lines.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Biomethane 29 Mar 2021

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department of Transport and DEFRA are taking any joint steps to support UK farming communities to harness methane emissions to be used as renewable biomethane fuel for buses, trains and trams along with digestates capable of enriching soils and sequestering carbon; and if so, what are any such steps.

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1983

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (12 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Public Service and Demographic Change Committee (29 May 2012 to 5 Mar 2013)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (18 May 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (13 Nov 2007 to 8 Apr 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee G - Social Policies and Consumer Protection (8 Dec 2003 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (27 May 1999 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (24 Nov 1998 to 11 Nov 1999)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee F (3 Jul 1997 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee A (15 Nov 1990 to 5 Nov 1993)

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