Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover

Former Conservative Peer


Former Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1989

Left the House of Lords on 14 January 2022

Recent appearances

  • Public Funding: Museums and Galleries — Question 5 Jan 2010

    My Lords, I declare an interest as I am on the board of the Ashmolean Museum. I draw the Minister's attention to the considerable contrast between the public funding of important national museums calculated on the basis of grant per visitor, compared with the grant per visitor to the Ashmolean Museum. Is it his belief that national museum grants range from £9.30 per visitor for the British...
  • Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill [HL] 28 Nov 2007

    My Lords, reducing the regulatory burden has been the declared objective of Governments past and present for many years, but despite those good intentions—reiterated by the Minister today—year after year, we have witnessed the opposite, an ever-increasing burden. Whether it be from Brussels or Whitehall, the number of regulations increases. Regulations imposed over the past 10 years are...
  • Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill 13 Jun 2006

    My Lords, I come down from the lofty heights. In 1993, I was the deregulation adviser to the President of the Board of Trade and, as such, co-ordinated the deregulation initiative at that time. That was a very long time ago and there are a vastly greater number of regulations—I would hate to think how many—now than there were in 1993. However, despite the fact that my deregulation...

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