Lord Howard of Rising

Conservative Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Security of Ministers’ Offices and Communications - Commons Urgent Question 29 Jun 2021

    My Lords, I make no comment on Matthew Hancock, but what happened to him raises questions. Is the recent filming of the Secretary of State for Health in his office part of a systematic intrusion into ministerial offices? Is it appropriate to have cameras in the offices of a Secretary of State or, indeed, any other Minister? It is quite possible that highly classified documents might be...
  • Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL] - Second Reading 16 Jun 2021

    My Lords, it is a privilege to follow my noble friend Lord Forsyth, even if it is, I am afraid, going from the sublime to the ridiculous. As your Lordships know, the intention of the Bill is to form a committee to make Her Majesty’s Government aware of the impact of their actions on the animal kingdom. I fear that the Bill, as drafted, is so broad—as my noble friend Lord Forsyth pointed...
  • House of Lords: Remote Participation and Hybrid Sittings - Motion to Take Note 20 May 2021

    My Lords, the joy of this debate has been hearing my noble friend Lord Forsyth congratulating the Government. It is a rare event and I only wish that I could have seen the faces on the Front Bench—but there we are. I hope that this House will give full support to returning to normal as soon as possible. We should resume our usual proceedings at the earliest possible opportunity. It is...

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Profile

Conservative Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 16 June 2004

Positions held at time of appointment: Chairman, Wicksteed Leisure Ltd. (from Number 10 press release)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Refreshment Committee (Lords) (20 Jun 2012 to 11 Feb 2014)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Treasury and Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Treasury), Culture, Media and Sport (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Minister (8 Sep 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for Treasury and Culture, Media & Sport), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Treasury), Culture, Media & Sport (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • - Shadow Minister (Also Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Culture, Media & Sport), Shadow Minister (27 Jul 2009 to 8 Sep 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Cabinet Office (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (19 Jan 2009 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport (9 Jul 2007 to 27 Jul 2009)
  • Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport), Culture, Media & Sport (7 Dec 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Work & Pensions (17 Aug 2006 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Deputy Chief Whip, Whips (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Shadow Minister, Treasury (16 Dec 2005 to 6 Jul 2007)
  • Member, Statutory Instruments (Joint Committee) (18 Jun 2005 to 14 Nov 2007)

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