Lord Howard of Rising

Conservative

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Recent appearances

  • Brexit: Agriculture and Farm Animal Welfare (European Union Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note 17 Oct 2017

    My Lords, I declare an interest as a landowner and a farmer. I thank the noble Lord, Lord Teverson, and his committee for the work that they have done. The Brexit committees must be working overtime and all night for the amount of reports and papers they produce. Unfortunately, in the time available there is too much ground to cover in the detail that one would like, but there are one or two...
  • UK and EU Relations - Motion to Take Note (Continued) 12 Sep 2017

    My Lords, Her Majesty’s Government are to be congratulated on the number of quality position papers, which provide good bases for discussion. The papers are a fine rebuttal of the arrogance of EU representatives slinging mud at British negotiators—for instance, as my noble friend Lord Robathan mentioned, Herr Juncker accusing David Davis of instability, which is a fine example of...
  • Brexit: Trade in Goods (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note 18 Jul 2017

    My Lords, I congratulate my noble friend Lady Verma and the committee on such a comprehensive and useful report containing much valuable information. I declare an interest as chairman of a Midlands manufacturing business and in farming. Rightly, the report focuses on the impact on British businesses as Britain leaves the EU, but what must also be borne in mind is that the same problems exist...

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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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  • Has spoken in 6 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord Howard of Rising’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 46.27% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — average amongst Lords.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 163 times in debates — above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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