Viscount Trenchard

Conservative Peer

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Agriculture Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 58 17 Sep 2020

    My Lords, this amendment would include in the Bill a new clause introducing a national food strategy. I understand that Henry Dimbleby’s team will publish part 2 of their review before the end of the year, and that the Government have committed to publish a White Paper within six months of that. I therefore believe this is the wrong place and the wrong time to try to legislate, as proposed...
  • Japan Free Trade Agreement - Statement 17 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I declare my interests as stated in the register. I am delighted that we have agreed a free trade agreement with Japan and strongly welcome the Statement made in another place by my right honourable friend. As the Secretary of State said, the deal will “unleash a new era of mutually beneficial economic co-operation with our great friend Japan”. Against this background, does the...
  • Agriculture Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 28 15 Sep 2020

    My Lords, I support my noble friend Lady Neville-Rolfe’s Amendment 18, also in the names of my noble friend Lord Lindsay and the noble Lord, Lord Curry of Kirkharle. My noble friend is a great supporter of impact assessments and she is right. In framing the new financial assistance schemes, it is important for the Secretary of State to understand the likely effect of any new ways of...

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Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 27 May 2004

Currently held offices

  • Member, EU Services Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Financial Affairs Sub-Committee (15 Jan 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Financial Services and Markets (Joint Committee) (2 Mar 1999 to 11 Nov 1999)

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