Lord Carter of Coles

Labour Peer

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Profile

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)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Horticultural Sector Committee (31 Jan 2023 to 26 Oct 2023)
  • Member, EU Environment Sub-Committee (23 Apr 2020 to 31 Mar 2021)
  • 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 (Lords) (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)

Recent appearances

  • Homecare Medicines Services (Public Services Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 2 May 2024

    My Lords, it is a pleasure to serve on the committee that undertook this revelatory review, under the sure-footed guidance of our chair, the noble Baroness, Lady Morris of Yardley. I add my thanks to the support we had from the team and to the noble Lord, Lord Blencathra, for drawing our attention to this issue. As others have noted, the horror of it was hidden until he shone a spotlight on...
  • English Horticultural Sector (Horticultural Sector Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 19 Apr 2024

    My Lords, I start by thanking the noble Lord, Lord Redesdale, for his dedicated—the size of the report indicates that—and skilled chairing of the committee. It was a pleasure to work on this, not least because it brought to fruition the lifetime’s work of the noble Baroness, Lady Fookes, who has been a fundamental driver of change in the sector, which, as I hope we demonstrate, is of...
  • NHS: Long-term Sustainability - Motion to Take Note 18 Apr 2024

    My Lords, it is a delight to follow the noble Baroness, Lady Boycott. She certainly has a different view on things. I congratulate my noble friend Lady Ramsey of Wall Heath; she gave a tremendous maiden speech and brings great experience to this House, for which I am sure we will be very grateful. I was particularly struck by her comment on reorganisation, which I will return to later. We...

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