Viscount Trenchard

Conservative Peer

As a result of COVID-19, some MPs have been less able to vote in Parliament, and this will be reflected in their voting record.

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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

The requirements on proxy voting were relaxed, allowing MPs to designate another MP to cast a vote on their behalf.

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Recent appearances

  • G7 Summit - Question 26 Nov 2020

    My Lords, today it is increasingly the Indo-Pacific that holds the keys to global stability and prosperity. An international commission established by Policy Exchange has put forward the idea of an Indo-Pacific charter, modelled on the Atlantic Charter. Does the Minister agree that Britain should seek G7 backing for an Indo-Pacific charter, as already endorsed by Stephen Harper, Shinzō Abe...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 73 25 Nov 2020

    My Lords, my noble and learned friend Lord Mackay of Clashfern made some powerful arguments on this subject in Committee. As he said, the UK internal market is not a fixed law, like the law of the Medes and Persians. He made a great contribution, together with the noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, in bringing the common frameworks programme into being in 2017. I believe that...
  • United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - Report (3rd Day): Amendment 64 25 Nov 2020

    My Lords, I am very pleased to follow the noble Lord, Lord Rooker, but I could not disagree with what he said more. The threat to our United Kingdom results from the power grab being attempted by devolved authorities, led by nationalist parties, of powers that were never theirs in the first place. Amendments 64 and 68, in the names of the noble and learned Lord, Lord Thomas, and the noble...

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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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