Lord Carter of Coles

Labour Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Restoration and Renewal - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 13 Jul 2022

    My Lords, I support the new mandate because clearly the existing arrangements are not working. In fact, they have been a shambles. I have had a ringside seat as a member of the sponsorship board. I have watched with great interest as the board tried to be true to the 2019 Act while facing the Government and the House authorities working to a totally different agenda. We therefore had stasis...
  • Agriculture Bill - Second Reading 10 Jun 2020

    My Lords, this is an important Bill and certainly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reform the funding of agriculture in this country. It is confirmed by the number of noble Lords speaking in the debate, which is in contrast to the occasion when one of the Minister’s predecessors, Lord Walton, came to the House in December 1940 to make what he thought was an important speech only to find...
  • Rural Economy (Rural Economy Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 8 Oct 2019

    My Lords, it was a delight to be a member of the Select Committee on the Rural Economy. We are a diverse group, there were some strong views and we took evidence from a number of organisations which were similar. It was a very good process and it is great credit to our chair, the noble Lord, Lord Foster of Bath, that he managed to corral us—or guide us, whatever the word is—to produce...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 22 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Chair, Sport England and author of recent report on offenders. (from Number 10 press release)

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Services Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Horticultural Sector Committee (since 31 Jan 2023)
  • Member, EU Environment Sub-Committee (since 23 Apr 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, EU Internal Market Sub-Committee (2 Jul 2019 to 23 Apr 2020)
  • Member, Rural Economy Committee (17 May 2018 to 26 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Palace of Westminster (Joint Committee) (20 Jul 2015 to 27 Apr 2017)
  • Member, Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (17 Dec 2013 to 11 Sep 2018)
  • Member, EU Sub Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs (21 May 2013 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Chair, EU Sub Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy (17 May 2012 to 21 May 2013)
  • Member, European Union Committee (22 Jun 2010 to 18 Dec 2013)
  • Chair, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (22 Jun 2010 to 16 May 2012)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment (18 May 2010 to 22 Jun 2010)
  • Member, EU Sub-Committee D - Environment and Agriculture (24 Nov 2009 to 8 Apr 2010)

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